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belch, belches; belched; belching (verb forms)
1. To eject wind from the stomach through the mouth; to eructate.
2. To issue with spasmodic force or noise.
3. To eject or throw up from the stomach with violence; to eruct.
4. To send out large amounts of steam, smoke, or gas, or come out of something in a thick cloud.
4. To eject violently from within; to cast forth; to emit; to give vent to; to vent (small opening for emission or escape).
5. Etymology: An altered form of belchen (1483) of earlier belken (about A.D. 1350), both variants of Middle English bolken, "to vomit, to overflow"; developed from Old English bilkettan (about A.D. 950), later bealcan, balcettan, bylcettan, "to belch, to vomit, to bring up wind from the stomach, to utter (words) vehemently".

This application is extended to volcanoes, cannons, etc.

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(Latin: belch; eject, send out; expel)