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Meaning of GEYSER

Pronunciation:  'gIzur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a spring that discharges hot water and steam
  2. [v]  to overflow like a geyser
 

GEYSER is a 6 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: brim over, fountain, natural spring, Old Faithful, outflow, outpouring, overflow, overrun, run over, spring, well over

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gey"ser\, n. [Icel. geysir, fr. geysa to rush furiously,
fr. gj[=o]sa to gush. Cf. {Gush}.]
A boiling spring which throws forth at frequent intervals
jets of water, mud, etc., driven up by the expansive power of
steam.

Note: Geysers were first known in Iceland, and later in New
      Zealand. In the Yellowstone region in the United States
      they are numerous, and some of them very powerful,
      throwing jets of boiling water and steam to a height of
      200 feet. They are grouped in several areas called
      geyser basins. The mineral matter, or geyserite, with
      which geyser water is charged, forms geyser cones about
      the orifice, often of great size and beauty.



 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a geyser in your dream, symbolizes an outburst of emotion. You need to acknowledge and express you pent up anger and feelings before they explode.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: boiling water, flush, font, fount, fountain, gush, hot spring, hot water, jet, Old Faithful, rush, spew, spit, spout, spouter, spray, spritz, spurt, spurtle, squirt, steam, thermae, vapor
 

 

 

 

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