Major Edward Conway scarcely grunted—it might have been anything from an oath to an eructation.
Once, during a fit of eructation, Monroe thought he would surely die, and got ready to make his will.
The eructation of inflammable gases has been observed in a few cases.
In this case there is a stop of the motion of the heart, and at the same time a tendency to eructation from the stomach.
Mr. P. is sullen, and seems to mistake an eructation for the breaking of wind backwards.
They showed, moreover, that the voice was thundered by being uttered from the abdomen like an eructation.
The myopic digital calculation of coins, eructation consequent upon repletion.
"belching," 1530s, from Latin eructationem (nominative eructatio) "a belching forth," noun of action from past participle stem of eructare "to belch forth, vomit," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + ructare "to belch," from PIE *reug- "to belch" (cf. Lithuanian rugiu "to belch," Greek eryge, Armenian orcam), probably of imitative origin. Related: Eruct; eructate.
eructation e·ruc·ta·tion (ĭ-rŭk-tā'shən, ē'rŭk-)
The act or an instance of belching.