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Definition of "eructation" [er•uc•ta•tion]

  • The act or an instance of belching. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "eructation" in a sentence
  • "Methanogens are microbes that make methane gas Cows also make methane in their stomachs and burp it out, this is called eructation - I though you'd like to know."
  • "Jameson over at the Big Idea attacks him for, in what I considered at the time to be a lengthy eructation of ill conceived, frequently picayune argument, unworthy of response."
  • "If faux erudition and willful misreading set your pants on fire, go have a bonfire with this lengthy eructation of ill conceived, frequently picayune argument contra James Wood’s How Fiction Works."