Is it ok to say "Blood was spurting from the wound"? Or will you imagine that a cut already has been made started spurting blood suddenly?
What does 'spurt' convey? Suddenness? Speed? Amount in a time?
-- addition as requested -- from Oxford Dictionary
1.[intransitive, transitive] (of liquid or flames) to burst or pour out suddenly; to produce sudden, powerful streams of liquid or flames
- Blood was spurting from her nose.
- Red and yellow flames spurted out of the fire.
- Her nose was spurting blood.
The volcano spurted clouds of steam and ash high into the air.
- [intransitive] to increase your speed for a short time to get somewhere faster
- She spurted past me to get to the line first.