Definitions of effervescence

  1. The state or condition of bubbling; uncontrollable excitement. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. 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.
  3. The state of being effervescent. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. 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.

Usage examples for effervescence

  1. It is the effervescence of abounding life, a life too sound and perfect to be devoid of feeling. – An Introduction to Shakespeare by H. N. MacCracken F. E. Pierce W. H. Durham
  2. Teach pupils to recognize it by its gray colour, its effervescence with acid, and the fossils and strata that show in most cases. – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education