Burst vs. Breast

Burst vs. Breast — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Burst and Breast

Burstverb

To come open or fly apart suddenly or violently, especially from internal pressure.

Breastnoun

Either of two milk-secreting, glandular organs on the chest of a woman; the female mammary gland.

Burstverb

To explode.

Breastnoun

A corresponding rudimentary gland in a human male, especially when enlarged by exposure to estrogen or appearing to be enlarged by overlying body fat.

Burstverb

To be or seem to be full to the point of breaking open

The sacks were bursting with grain.

Breastnoun

The superior ventral surface of the human body, extending from the neck to the abdomen.

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Burstverb

To emerge, come forth, or arrive suddenly

burst out of the door.

Breastnoun

A corresponding part in other animals.

Burstverb

To come apart or seem to come apart because of overwhelming emotion

thought his heart would burst with happiness.

Breastnoun

A cut of meat taken from this part of an animal, especially from poultry.

Burstverb

To give sudden utterance or expression

burst out laughing.burst into tears.

Breastnoun

The part of a garment that covers the chest.

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Burstverb

To cause to burst

burst the balloon.

Breastnoun

The seat of affection and emotion

"Griefs of mine own lie heavy in my breast" (Shakespeare).

Burstverb

To exert strong pressure in order to force (something) open.

Breastnoun

Something likened to the human breast, as in being in round or broad

the breast of a hill.the breast of the sea.

Burstverb

To separate (a continuous form or printout) into individual sheets.

Breastnoun

The face of a mine or tunnel.

Burstnoun

The result of bursting, especially the explosion of a projectile or bomb on impact or in the air.

Breastnoun

(Sports) Breaststroke.

Burstnoun

The number of bullets fired from an automatic weapon by one pull of the trigger.

Breastverb

To go to the top of; ascend

"He breasted a rise and looked down. He was at the head of a small valley" (Ken Follett).

Burstnoun

A volley of bullets fired from an automatic weapon

The machine gunner fired a quick burst.

Breastverb

To move forward or advance through or across

breasted the current.breasted the crowd.

Burstnoun

A sudden, intense display of activity or emotion

a burst of excitement from the crowd when the concert started.

Breastverb

To confront or deal with resolutely

breasted a storm of criticism.

Burstnoun

An abrupt, intense increase; a rush

a burst of speed.fitful bursts of wind.

Breastnoun

(anatomy) Either of the two organs on the front of a female human's chest, which contain the mammary glands; also the analogous organs in males.

Tanya's breasts grew remarkably during pregnancy.

Burstnoun

A period of intense activity

“I write in very short bursts—10 or 15 minutes” (Zoe Heller).

Breastnoun

(anatomy) The chest, or front of the human thorax.

Burstnoun

An instance of, or the act of bursting.

The bursts of the bombs could be heard miles away.

Breastnoun

A section of clothing covering the breast area.

Burstnoun

A sudden, often intense, expression, manifestation or display.

Breastnoun

The figurative seat of the emotions, feelings etc.; one's heart or innermost thoughts.

She kindled hope in the breast of all who heard her.

Burstnoun

A series of shots fired from an automatic firearm.

Breastnoun

The ventral portion of an animal's thorax.

The robin has a red breast.

Burstverb

(intransitive) To break from internal pressure.

I blew the balloon up too much, and it burst.

Breastnoun

A choice cut of poultry, especially chicken or turkey, taken from the bird’s breast; also a cut of meat from other animals, breast of mutton, veal, pork.

Would you like breast or wing?

Burstverb

(transitive) To cause to break from internal pressure.

I burst the balloon when I blew it up too much.

Breastnoun

The front or forward part of anything.

a chimney breast; a plough breast

Burstverb

To cause to break by any means.

Breastnoun

(mining) The face of a coal working.

Burstverb

(transitive) To separate formfeed at perforation lines.

I printed the report on formfeed paper then burst the sheets.

Breastnoun

(mining) The front of a furnace.

Burstverb

(intransitive) To enter or exit hurriedly and unexpectedly.

Breastnoun

(obsolete) The power of singing; a musical voice.

Burstverb

(transitive) To produce as an effect of bursting.

to burst a hole through the wall

Breastverb

To push against with the breast; to meet full on, oppose, face

He breasted the hill and saw the town before him.

Burstnoun

the act of exploding or bursting something;

the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the childrenthe burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft

Breastnoun

the front part of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen;

he beat his breast in anger

Burstnoun

rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms;

our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise

Breastnoun

either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

Burstnoun

a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason);

a burst of applausea fit of housecleaning

Breastnoun

meat carved from the breast of a fowl

Burstnoun

a sudden violent happening;

an outburst of heavy raina burst of lightning

Breastverb

meet at breast level;

The runner breasted the tape

Burstverb

break open or apart suddenly;

The bubble burst

Breastverb

reach the summit;

They breasted the mountain

Burstverb

force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up;

break into tearserupt in anger

Breastverb

confront bodily;

breast the storm

Burstverb

burst outward, usually with noise;

The champagne bottle exploded

Burstverb

move suddenly, energetically, or violently;

He burst out of the house into the cool night

Burstverb

be in a state of movement or action;

The room abounded with screaming childrenThe garden bristled with toddlers

Burstverb

emerge suddenly;

The sun burst into view

Burstverb

cause to burst;

The ice broke the pipe

Burstverb

break open or apart suddenly and forcefully;

The dam burst

Burstadjective

suddenly and violently broken open especially from internal pressure (`busted' is an informal term for `burst');

a burst balloonburst pipesburst seamsa ruptured appendixa busted balloon