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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of giving off bubbles; The process of bubbling as gas escapes.

Usage examples (33)
  • For the rest, that there is 'effervescence' who doubts?
  • The "effervescence" he refers to was chlorine, which he proceeded to confine in a suitable vessel and examine more fully.
  • The effervescence which is appearing in all quarters, and the desertion of their followers, will frown them into silence -- at least for a while.
  • - a kind of effervescence, the bubbling up of irrepressible energy. for more
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