How to use Bursts in a sentence
His breath suddenly changed to short bursts.
Magic shot off him in bursts of black and white lightning.
With astonishing agility, the Grey God outmaneuvered lightening, weaving through the bursts of purple fire in a lethal dance.
The mycelium of Sphaceloma grows just beneath the cuticle of the vine, through which it soon bursts, giving rise to a number of minute hyphae, which bear conidia.
Otto was of tall and commanding presence, and although subject to violent bursts of passion, was liberal to his friends and just to his enemies.Advertisement
Pursuing an easterly course, this stream receives the waters of the romantic `Ain Fije (which doubles its volume), and bursts out by a rocky gateway upon the plain of Damascus, in the irrigation of which it is the chief agent.
A pellet of potassium when thrown on water at once bursts out into a violet flame and the burning metal fizzes about on the surface, its extremely high temperature precluding absolute contact with the liquid, exce p t at the very end, when the last remnant, through loss of temperature, is wetted by the water and bursts with explosive violence.
To the west of the Harz a series of hilly tracts is comprised under the name of the Weser Mountains, out of which above Minden the river Weser bursts by the Porta Westphalica.
At the northeastern angle of that frontier, the Dihang river, the connecting link between the Tsanpo of Tibet and the Brahmaputra of Assam, bursts through the main axis of the range.
After the early rains the bush bursts into gorgeous purple and yellow blossoms and vivid greens, affording striking evidence of the fertility of the soil.Advertisement
Here all the main drainage either runs northwards to the Gomal, passing through the uplands that lie west of the Suliman Range; or it gathers locally in narrow lateral valleys at the back of these mountains and then bursts directly eastwards through the limestone axis of the hills, making for the Indus by the shortest transverse route.
He is described as being generous to excess, free from cupidity, merciful to his vanquished enemies, and strictly continent, but subject to violent bursts of anger and possessed of unyielding pride and fanatical religious zeal.
One of these, called the "Bourne," bursts forth a short way above the town at irregular intervals of one to ten years or more; and after running a torrent for two or three months, as quickly vanishes.
In Leontice thalictroides (Blue Cohosh), species of Ophiopogon, Peliosanthes and Stateria, the ovary ruptures immediately after flowering, and the ovules are exposed; and in species of Cuphea the placenta ultimately bursts through the ovary and corolla, and becomes erect, bearing the exposed ovules.
The Bulldog as it ages, seems to sleep more, have bursts of activity and becomes more affectionate.Advertisement
The UVOT detected afterglows from these two bursts in optical light, but not significantly in ultraviolet.
The force of the blast bursts the trunk apart, often leaving a hollow bole and gnarled and withered trunks.
And when a bubble bursts, prices often plunge far beyond what looks like fair value.
The former fires red tails to cherry bursts with red pistils whilst the latter provides red and blue mines bursting into silver chrysanthemums.
On a heterodyne bat detector the calls are a machine-gun like series of regular clicks for bursts of 5 to 10 seconds.Advertisement
Pin sharp through the corners it bursts out the other side with a snarl from the underseat exhaust.
There was sporadic gunfire at this stage - bursts of automatic gunfire, from time to time, interspersed with single shots.
Cracking Up bursts with joyously melodic verve, while Blue Bottle takes a turn through spare acoustic blues melancholia to artfully naÃ¯ve effect.
The defrost setting just pulses the microwaves on and off to allow time for these bursts of cooking to even out.
The honest answer is bursts of enthusiasm and creativity followed by a lot of self mockery.Advertisement
This small device (shown on the right) emits bursts of ultrasound when the integral movement sensor detects something moving.
When you shoot a paintball from a gun, however, it bursts on impact and leaves large splatter of paint.
Extensive air showers contain billions of secondary particles and can cause nearly simultaneous bursts of light in more than five tanks.
His breath came in rasping bursts, his lungs felt sluggish from all the sand he had breathed in.
The old sorcerer bursts out of the new believer.
The new images suggest that the neutron star at the cloud's center may still spew out bursts of energy.
Another sharp turn of the starting handle and the single cylinder, 700cc engine splutters, coughs and bursts into life.
I disagree with the you don't feel anything as I always felt a strangeness when the bursts were given.
The main period of interest will be from mid summer, when the lofty Verbena bursts into color.
Examples might include distant supernova or gamma ray bursts.
All hard X-ray transients will be distributed to the world community through the Internet, just like the bursts.
Wild turkeys, however, can fly for short bursts.
Many things about Venus remain unknown, including the cause of mysterious bursts of radio waves.
In the spring the embryo bursts its shell and is set free as a minute actinula which becomes a Hydra.
After barely a few allusions to it in the epics, it bursts forth full-blown in the Harivansa, the Vishnu-purana, the Narada-Pancharatra and the Bhagavata-purana, the tenth canto of which, dealing with the life of Krishna, has become, through vernacular versions, especially the Hindi Prem-sagar, or "ocean of love," a favourite romance all over India, and has doubtless helped largely to popularize the cult of Krishna.
Approached from this side the city bursts on the view like a mirage between sky and sea, and this perhaps entitles it to its name - Es-Sueira - "the picture."
However much we may admire the orator's occasional bursts of eloquence, the noblest written words are commonly as far behind or above the fleeting spoken language as the firmament with its stars is behind the clouds.
Whichever side you walk in the woods the partridge bursts away on whirring wings, jarring the snow from the dry leaves and twigs on high, which comes sifting down in the sunbeams like golden dust, for this brave bird is not to be scared by winter.
Then he bursts into one of his wild furies and rages at everyone and everything, seizes the letters, opens them, and reads those from the Emperor addressed to others.
Back to Kate 's Story Wed 27 th April Another restless, tired day punctuated by small bursts of activity.
Clouds swirl and raindrops dance and the sun bursts through - it 's a positive ballet of weather information !
The new images suggest that the neutron star at the cloud 's center may still spew out bursts of energy.
Normal squelch circuits would lift, resulting in the controller hearing loud bursts of static noise.
This is a mid paced song with slower sections of instrumentation followed by short staccato bursts of melody.
I disagree with the you do n't feel anything as I always felt a strangeness when the bursts were given.
Cox bursts down the wing The second half was a scrappy affair in which neither side managed to gain much of a strangle hold.
The bar is dead silent; then bursts into a whoop of joy.
Portable video games are designed to be fun in short bursts and easy to play.
Similar to the CatStop device, Animal Away uses motion detectors and bursts of sound to keep animals out of areas you don't wish them to frequent.
Sit back and observe the first few bursts, then aim at the sky.
Remember to frame a bit looser at first since the bursts will likely be all over the place.
The vibrant colors of turquoise water, rainbow bursts of tropical blooms, and vivid blue skies make the perfect backdrop for a true fantasy wedding.
Some of the classiest wedding cakes differ from the norm in simple, subtle ways, so using only small bursts of a bright color like turquoise is very effective.
To make it, ice a standard round cake with white buttercream, and swirl red and blue gel icing or buttercream in bursts across the cake.
If a man lights his flatulence and subsequently bursts into flames from the waist down, college students will be passing the video evidence from computer to computer for weeks.
Select a tile you love, and fit it to the space for a backsplash pattern that bursts with style.
Short naps taken in sporadic bursts throughout the day cannot replace a full night of healthy sleep.
This keeps the eye protected not only from sudden bursts of light, but reduces eye strain that results from continual light fluctuations and refocusing.
However, if you press the button twice in quick succession, you can fire off two bursts of three rounds each.
Avoid the shark and lava bursts in the mini-game to get the strength potion.
A hemorrhagic stroke-the more common form of stroke in infants and children under age two-occurs when a weakened blood vessel leaks or bursts, causing bleeding in the brain tissue or near the surface of the brain.
The damaged follicle weakens and bursts open, releasing sebum, bacteria, skin cells, and white blood cells into surrounding tissues.
A simple hand wave let the technician know when to pause, giving the client time to recover from multiple laser bursts.
Characterized as a sort of "soft punk", emo-oriented individuals wear dark, serious colors intermingled with bursts of rainbows, polka dots, or other fun and childish prints.
Doing short bursts covering the width of the pool will help reduce this anxiety.
Moreover, a Claudia Firenze patchwork purse doesn't even begin to represent the colorful repertoire that bursts from the design room.
A theory often associated with the 2012 prophecy is that a mega solar flare will blast the earth sending bursts of radiation pulsing toward the planet.
Fill a pinata, and let the children hit away at it until the pinata bursts!
In one family, a child may have occasional bursts of anger that cause a mild tantrum of kicking and screaming.
When the pack bursts through the shirt, the "blood" flows out, resulting in a very realistic sequence.
You can even wear them with your strapless dresses on first dates!Wedge sandals have extra room on the sides of the heel for bursts of color.
Bursts of laser light were used to break up the pigment inks beneath the skin surface.
These lasers emit very powerful, but shorter bursts of light that break up pigment particles without significant damage to the skin, so scarring is almost non-existent.
This creature bursts into flames and turns to ash and then is reincarnated from them.
Your body is designed to handle stress in short bursts, succumbing to the "flight or fight" response before the body's adrenal system begins to shut down.
Rather, use it to communicate short bursts of important information.
These mixed exercises, like basketball, soccer or interval training, involve short bursts of all-out effort followed by "recovery periods" where your aerobic system takes over.
Anaerobic exercise is a "fast" energy system, used to generate short bursts of speed or strength of all-out or near-maximal exercise.
These are typically sporting events that alternate between all-out bursts of effort with longer periods of rest or less-intense exercise.
This fast paced workout combines bursts of aerobic activity with strength training exercises.
Almost no matter what your chosen sport, you can do this type of specialty training simply by alternating regular training with bursts of higher intensity exercise.
Hard data is scarce, but many trainers believe the latter is less stressful for the body in that it's less of a shock to the system with these repeated sudden bursts of intensity from a state of rest.
Any sport that intersperses bursts of speed and power with lower levels of running, walking and jogging can help to improve strength, endurance and cardiovascular health.
Circuit interval training - Circuit interval training involves alternating strength training activities with short bursts of aerobics activity.
It involves short bursts of high intensity (anaerobic) activity interspersed with longer bursts of lower-intensity (aerobic) activity.
The bursts of activity involved in these sports mimic the HIIT approach - but for many, they are a lot more fun.
Interval training is a type of aerobic exercise that alternates bursts of high energy activity with periods of low-intensity movements.
The short bursts of high energy activity during an interval training session can increase the caloric expenditure of the entire cardiovascular workout.
The researchers found that adding short bursts of very intense aerobic intervals enabled the study participants to increase the length of time that intense aerobic activity could be maintained.
Instead of long periods of moderate exercise followed by short bursts of high-intensity movements, the insanity workout program focuses on long periods of high-intensity exercises with short intervals of moderate moves in between.
Once you've accustomed your body to walking, the move to jogging is accomplished through interval training with short bursts of jogging followed by walking.
Even if you can't run for extended periods of time, consider including short bursts of running into your walking routine.
Cardio interval training consists of doing short bursts of high-intensity cardio exercise followed by short periods of rest or low-intensity exercise.
Random intervals add bursts of unexpected intensity to an exercise routine.
If you're cycling outdoors, try to incorporate hills or periods of sprinting into your workout - these more difficult bursts of exercise will help strengthen your legs while also improving your cardiovascular capacity.
It spins a cocoon, and from that cocoon bursts forth the most colorful of creatures; the butterfly.
A papule bursts beneath the skin and releases the bacteria into the tissue surrounding the area, resulting in redness.
The treatment involves aiming short, rapid bursts of intense laser light at the birthmark, causing it to stop growing or shrink.
Doing this she bursts the epidermis of the rootlet, and her body projects into the surrounding earth.
Precipitation is largely confined to local showers, often of such violence as to warrant the name "cloud bursts," commonly applied to the heavy down-pours of this desert region.
Not far from St Augustine a spring bursts through the sea itself with such force that the ocean breakers roll back from it as from a sunken reef.
When the follicle bursts, as it does in time, the ovum escapes on to the surface of the ovary.
If the shell bursts and the soul flies away, the man must die.
But a new element, the Mongolians of Central Asia, now bursts in on the scene.
From a grotto in this glacier bursts tumultuously the Katun river.
A junior often bursts into laughter, as the boss has a bout of cracking silly jokes.
It is hardly as if you had seen a wild creature when a rabbit or a partridge bursts away, only a natural one, as much to be expected as rustling leaves.
Xander's thumb brushed her lips, sending warm bursts through her.