Effervescency
Effervescence Ef`fer*ves"cence, Effervescency Ef`fer*ves"cen*cy, n. [Cf. F. effervescence.] A kind of natural ebullition; that commotion of a fluid which takes place when some part of the mass flies off in a gaseous form, producing innumerable small bubbles; as, the effervescence of a carbonate with citric acid. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Effervescence — Ef fer*ves cence, Effervescency Ef fer*ves cen*cy, n. [Cf. F. effervescence.] A kind of natural ebullition; that commotion of a fluid which takes place when some part of the mass flies off in a gaseous form, producing innumerable small bubbles;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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