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effervesce

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verb ef·fer·vesce \ˌe-fər-ˈves\

Definition of effervesce

effervescedeffervescing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to bubble, hiss, and foam as gas escapes

  3. 2 :  to show liveliness or exhilaration

effervescence play \-ˈve-sən(t)s\ noun
effervescent play \-sənt\ adjective
effervescently 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


Medical Dictionary

effervesce

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intransitive verb ef·fer·vesce \ˌef-ər-ˈves\

Medical Definition of effervesce

effervesced; effervescing

  1. :  to bubble, hiss, and foam as gas escapes

effervescence \-ˈves-ən(t)s\play noun
effervescent \-ənt\play adjective



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