Eruption in a sentence as a noun

Forgive my ignorant question, but what if that eruption was aimed at us?

They can always threaten another volcanic eruption if the US starts to get too pushy.

Including the author of the css for your website?Edit: Yes, as per your reply below, this comment stemmed from an eruption of confusion on my part.

Come to think of it, it must have been really loud somewhere diametrically opposite to Krakatoa, 17 hours after the eruption...

> good fortune prevailed on the blue planet which was placed on the other side of the sun at the time.> Had the eruption come nine days earlier, it would have hit EarthWait, the year is 18 days long now?

Super volcanic eruption?Interestingly, worst-case might be to have the reactor limp along while continuing to cool it with water that's being pumped back into the ocean.

Being at coordinates 6N 75E, it is roughly at the antipode of Krakatoa and could well have had an awful lot of energy dumped in it general direction a few hours after the eruption.

According to the Toba catastrophe theory proposed by Stanley H. Ambrose of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1998, human populations may have been reduced to only a few tens of thousands of individuals by the Toba eruption.

Setting off a volcanic eruption, instantly oxygenating mars, saving Arnold Schwarzenegger

To put this in context, the Krakatoa eruption released energy roughly equivalent to a 200 megaton bomb, which is roughly four times larger than the "Tsar Bomba", an H-Bomb which is the largest nuclear weapon detonated to date.

Interesting article, but seriously:" The floods, droughts, starvation, and disease in the three years following the eruption stem from the volcano’s effects on weather systems, so Tambora stands today as a harrowing case study of what the human costs and global reach might be from runaway climate change.

Eruption definitions


the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material


symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible


(of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)

See also: eructation extravasation


a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition); "the outbreak of hostilities"

See also: outbreak irruption


a sudden very loud noise

See also: bang clap blast


the emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum