SPURT By N., Sam M.S. - 6 a sudden and sharp increase in the rate of a process. See end spurt; initial spurt. SPURT: "A spurt is sudden increase." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) LEARNING ADDS EMOTION (General) HEARING MONOTONY AER HUNGER DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development DIAGNOSTIC TESTS IN EDUCATION SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SPURT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/spurt/ (accessed August 17, 2022).