Rubescence
Rubescence Ru*bes"cence, n. The quality or state of being rubescent; a reddening; a flush. [1913 Webster]

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  • rubescence — [ʀybesɑ̃s; ʀybɛsɑ̃s] n. f. ÉTYM. 1964; de rubescent. ❖ ♦ Didact., rare. Rougeur de la peau. ⇒ Érubescence …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • rubescence — See rubescent. * * * …   Universalium

  • rubescence — noun a reddening …   Wiktionary

  • rubescence — n. quality of becoming red, quality of being flushed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rubescence — ru·bes·cence …   English syllables

  • rubescence — rüˈbesən(t)s noun ( s) Etymology: from rubescent, after such pairs as English adolescent : adolescence : the quality or state of being rubescent …   Useful english dictionary

  • rubescent — rubescence, n. /rooh bes euhnt/, adj. becoming red; blushing. [1725 35; < L rubescent (s. of rubescens, prp. of rubescere to redden), equiv. to rub(ere) to be red (deriv. of ruber red; see RUBY) + esc inchoative suffix + ent ENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • Redness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Redness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 red red scarlet vermilion carmine crimson pink lake maroon carnation couleur de rose rose du Barry Sgm: N 1 magenta magenta …   English dictionary for students

  • Erubescence — Er u*bes cence (?; 135), Erubescency Er u*bes cen*cy, n. [L. erubescentia: cf. F. [ e]rubescence.] The act of becoming red; redness of the skin or surface of anything; a blushing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Erubescency — Erubescence Er u*bes cence (?; 135), Erubescency Er u*bes cen*cy, n. [L. erubescentia: cf. F. [ e]rubescence.] The act of becoming red; redness of the skin or surface of anything; a blushing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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