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upburst

[uhp-burst]
noun
  1. a burst upward.
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Origin of upburst

First recorded in 1835–45; up- + burst
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Historical Examples

  • The machine, with its human freight, lifted in an upburst of smoke, and sank down a mass of wreckage and death.

    The Iron Heel

    Jack London