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spurt

Vox populi A surge or abrupt ↑ in the size or speed of a thing. See Fat spurt, Growth spurt.
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The objective of this study was to determine the mean chronological age at pubertal spurt and frequency of peak pubertal spurt assessed by CVM in a sample attending orthodontic clinic.
Cal put together two different 19-0 runs, one in each half, that made Oregon's second-half spurt but a minor blip on an overall downward trajectory.
Volkswagen Bank Gmbh reported that it experienced a sudden spurt in demand for motor finance in Ireland with over EUR100m of loans provided in the first seven months of this year.
Silver coins saw a spurt of ` 1,000 to ` 65,000 for buying and ` 66,000 for the selling of 100 pieces.
5 September 2011 - Russia's Spurt Bank has been given the thumbs-up by its board of directors to sell RUB1bn (USD34m/EUR24.1m) worth of bonds, news agency Prime reported on Friday citing bank data.
In other words, not only does sleep predict a growth spurt in length, but it also predicts an increase in weight and abdominal fat, implying an anabolic process -- growth.
/ 13 December 2010, SPA -- Western intervention in Afghanistan has had some successes including a big spurt in education and electricity supply, an official German progress report said Monday.
<![CDATA[ MK Ben-Simon says he's abewildereda by the simultaneous reports of a Jewish growth spurt in Judea/Samaria and continued plans for 2-state solution.]]>
3 : to flow out with force : spurt <Blood spouted from the wound.>
I suppose it must do the same when he's inside me, but my last boyfriend seemed to spurt. Is there something wrong with him?
The conclusions suggest that despite last year's growth spurt and an acceleration of economic reforms, the European Union is still far from matching America's economic clout."
By the age of 11, Yao had sprouted to a height of 1.9 m (6 ft 2 in), and by age 15 she reached 2 m (6 ft 8 in.) In 2000, the growth spurt ended when doctors at a hospital removed the tumor,