Definitions of effervescence

  1. the property of giving off bubbles Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the process of bubbling as gas escapes Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Alt. of Effervescency Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The state or condition of bubbling; uncontrollable excitement. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. The bubbling of a liquid from escaping gas; irrepressible excitement or emotion. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. The state of being effervescent. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. The frothing or bubbling up of liquids from the generation and escape of gas. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. That agitation, which is produced by the escape of gas through a liquid, independently of the heat of the mixture; such, for instance, as results from the mixture of acetic acid and carbonate of potassa. In Pathology it has a similar signification. It expresses, in the language of the humorists, a sort of ebullition in the fluids of the living body, produced either by elevation of temperature or by the reaction on each other of the principles contained in the fluids in circulation. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  9. The frothing of a liquid from the rising of little bubbles of gas. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  10. n. State of effervescing. Cabinet Dictionary
  11. The act of growing hot, production of heat by intestine motion. Complete Dictionary