effluve

noun ef·fluve \ˈeˌflüv; eˈf-, ə̇ˈf-\

Definition of effluve

plural

-s

  1. :  a feeble electric discharge due to convection in a fluid dielectric under high voltage

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Origin and Etymology of effluve

French, from Latin effluvium


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