effervesce


ef·fer·vesce

verb \ˌe-fər-ˈves\
ef·fer·vescedef·fer·vesc·ing

Definition of EFFERVESCE

intransitive verb
1
:  to bubble, hiss, and foam as gas escapes
2
:  to show liveliness or exhilaration
ef·fer·ves·cence \-ˈve-sən(t)s\ noun
ef·fer·ves·cent \-sənt\ adjective
ef·fer·ves·cent·ly adverb

Origin of EFFERVESCE

Latin effervescere, from ex- + fervescere to begin to boil, inchoative of fervēre to boil — more at brew
First Known Use: 1784

ef·fer·vesce

intransitive verb \ˌef-ər-ˈves\   (Medical Dictionary)
ef·fer·vescedef·fer·vesc·ing

Medical Definition of EFFERVESCE

: to bubble, hiss, and foam as gas escapes
ef·fer·ves·cence \-ˈves-ən(t)s\ noun
ef·fer·ves·cent \-ənt\ adjective

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