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ebullition

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noun eb·ul·li·tion \ˌe-bə-ˈli-shən\

Definition of ebullition

  1. 1 :  a sudden violent outburst or display

  2. 2 :  the act, process, or state of boiling or bubbling up



Examples of ebullition in a sentence

  1. <the earsplitting ebullition of the fans following the from-the-jaws-of-defeat victory>



1534

First Known Use of ebullition

1534


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