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efflorescence

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noun ef·flo·res·cence \-ˈre-sən(t)s\

Definition of efflorescence

  1. 1 a :  the action or process of developing and unfolding as if coming into flower :  blossoming <periods of … intellectual and artistic efflorescence — Julian Huxley> b :  an instance of such development c :  fullness of manifestation :  culmination

  2. 2 :  the period or state of flowering

  3. 3 :  the process or product of efflorescing chemically

ef·flo·res·cent play \-sənt\ adjective


1626

First Known Use of efflorescence

1626


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efflorescence

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noun ef·flo·res·cence \ˌef-lə-ˈres-ən(t)s\

Medical Definition of efflorescence

  1. 1:  the process of efflorescing; also :  the powder or crust so formed

  2. 2:  a redness of the skin or an eruption (as in a rash)

  3. ef·flo·res·cent \-ənt\play adjective




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