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noun as in fountain

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To his left, he watched a chunk of steel strike a fellow officer above the eye, setting off a geyser of blood.

One of the most fundamental questions about geysers is why they erupt to certain heights, he adds — and why, for example, Steamboat can shoot water over 100 meters into the air, while Old Faithful’s fountain is perhaps a third as high.

A recent reawakening of the tallest geyser in the world is not a harbinger of an imminent volcanic eruption, a new study reports.

Bring a thermos of coffee or hot chocolate in case you have to wait for the geyser to erupt.

Shortly after Taylor’s death, the ground shook a few miles north and a 60-foot geyser blew skyward.

The oil geyser has shot them to different financial universes, but they still understand each other perfectly.

This prompts Sarah Lynn to stab herself with a Confederate bayonet letter-opener, causing a geyser of blood.

There was a tremendous splash, and a small-sized geyser shot upward.

The famous geyser shown in the illustration is called “Old Faithful” because of the clock-like regularity of its eruptions.

She is right, it is petroleum; there are here wells of it, from which it bursts up with great force sometimes, like a geyser.

Toward the geyser hurried Frank, still looking for his companion.

Unlike that of the Great Geyser, it is always in ebullition, and its temperature is subject to comparatively slight differences.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to geyser, such as: gusher, hot spring, jet, spout, and thermal spring.

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