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Vox populi A surge or abrupt ↑ in the size or speed of a thing. See Fat spurt, Growth spurt.
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Glenn, now 17, replied: "It wasn't spurting out like that.
Each bleeding site was identified and graded by the surgeon as oozing, flowing or spurting, in increasing order of bleeding severity.
Researchers at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago now report that PKG plays a dual role, first spurting platelet aggregation and then, only minutes later, limiting clot size.
Lyndon said: ``We want to show the world how a game can be great, clean fun, without any blood spurting or needless violence, and still receive worldwide publicity and acceptance.