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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 NSE Nifty spurted 116.10 points, or 1.03 percent, to end at a new record of 11,360.80.
"Use of multi-component molds has spurted from zero to 20% of the company's tooling output in just two years," says Gerard.
As its name suggests, the fountain clock tosses the ball upward, like a water droplet spurted upward from a spout.