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effervescence

Noun

1 the process of bubbling as gas escapes
2 the property of giving off bubbles [syn: bubbliness, frothiness]

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English

Etymology

From effervescence.

Noun

  1. the escape of gas from solution in a liquid, especially the escape of carbon dioxide from a carbonated drink

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French

Etymology

From effervescens (effervescent) and suffix -ence.

Noun

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References

  • Kunin, Seth D. "Religion; the modern theories" University of Edinburgh 2003 ISBN 0748615229 google books

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