What does the word spurt mean?

Usage examples for spurt

  1. " I was just going to put on the finishing spurt, and end at that cross path. – The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
  2. Then a gasp went up, a gasp of wonder, while here and there a quick spurt of blood in the face or a brilliant gleam of the eye told of quickened heart beats and the grip of that excitement which man never lived who could fight down altogether. – Wolf Breed by Jackson Gregory
  3. 7. A second spurt of observations following atom- bomb explosions in Soviet Russia. – The Flying Saucers are Real by Donald Keyhoe