1. A brief gush, as of liquid spurting from an orifice or a cut/wound.
    a spurt of water; a spurt of blood
  2. A sudden and energetic effort, as in an emergency; an increased exertion for a brief space.
    The boss's visit prompted a brief spurt of activity.
  3. Ejaculation of semen


  1. To cause to gush out suddenly or violently in a stream or jet.
  2. To rush from a confined place in a small stream or jet.
  3. To make a strong effort for a short period of time.
    ''The bullion market spurted on Thursday.
    ''The runners spurted to the last lap as if they had extracted new energy from the applauds of the audience.

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