belching belching  /ˈbɛl tʃɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the forceful expulsion of something from inside
  2. (n) a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • What seems to be acid indigestion, usually with nausea and belching, has the same causes as heartburn.

News

  • North Korea Wants Nuke Talks with the U.S.

    North Korea is through with belching and boasting about its nuclear program to the world's major powers. They've hit a breaking point, apparently, because now they want to talk. North Korean state media carried a statement late Saturday night offering "senior-level talks" with the U.S. over the country's controversial nuclear program. North Korea's National Defense Commission wants "broad and in ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "There's an awful lot of taxicabs on the streets of New York City obviously, so it makes a real big difference," Mr. Bloomberg said. "These cars just sit there in traffic sometimes, belching fumes; this does a lot less. It's a lot better for...
    on May 22, 2007 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. Along with longtime creative partner Zakir Hussain, Hart said he brought in dozens of instruments to reinterpret the sound and the vibration of "the Earth belching."
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Mickey Hart Source: MiamiHerald.com

  3. "Because of the e-jeepney we were able to reduce smoke-belching problems...... and that was able to give an answer to our problems of air pollution," Makati mayor Jejomar Binay told AFP on board one of the mini-buses recently.
    on Apr 27, 2010 By: Jejomar Binay Source: AFP

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