prorupt

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

to prorupt

  1. (transitive) To cause something to burst forth

Adjective[edit]

prorupt (comparative more prorupt, superlative most prorupt)

  1. (of a landmass or other shape) Split into a major part and a minor part joined by a short "corridor"
    • 1999 Milan N. Vego - Naval Strategy and Operations in Narrow Seas
      When a country - Thailand for example - is nearly compact in shape but also has part of its territory in the form of a corridor leading away from its main body, it is said to have a prorupt shape.

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  • OED 2nd edition 1989

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