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 for Geyser
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Geyser \Gey"ser\, n. [Icel. geysir, fr. geysa to rush furiously,
     fr. gj[=o]sa to gush. Cf. Gush.]
     A boiling spring which throws forth at frequent intervals
     jets of water, mud, etc., driven up by the expansive power of
     steam.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Geysers were first known in Iceland, and later in New
           Zealand. In the Yellowstone region in the United States
           they are numerous, and some of them very powerful,
           throwing jets of boiling water and steam to a height of
           200 feet. They are grouped in several areas called
           geyser basins. The mineral matter, or geyserite, with
           which geyser water is charged, forms geyser cones about
           the orifice, often of great size and beauty.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  geyser
      n 1: a spring that discharges hot water and steam
      v 1: to overflow like a geyser

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  23 Moby Thesaurus words for "geyser":
     Old Faithful, boiling water, flush, font, fount, fountain, gush,
     hot spring, hot water, jet, rush, spew, spit, spout, spouter,
     spray, spritz, spurt, spurtle, squirt, steam, thermae, vapor
  
  

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