Effervesce

  • 1 Effervesce — Ef fer*vesce , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Effervesced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Effervescing}.] [L. effervescere; ex + fervescere to begin boiling, incho., fr. fervere to boil. See {Fervent}.] 1. To be in a state of natural ebullition; to bubble and hiss, as… …

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  • 2 effervesce — 1702, from L. effervescere (see EFFERVESCENCE (Cf. effervescence)). Related: Effervesced; effervescing …

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  • 3 effervesce — [ef΄ər ves′] vi. effervesced, effervescing [L effervescere, to boil up, foam up < ex , out + fervescere, to begin to boil < fervere, to boil: see FERVENT] 1. to give off gas bubbles, as carbonated beverages; bubble; foam 2. to rise and come …

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  • 4 effervesce — effervescent ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a liquid) giving off bubbles; fizzy. 2) vivacious and enthusiastic. DERIVATIVES effervesce verb effervescence noun. ORIGIN from Latin effervescere boil up …

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  • 5 effervesce — intransitive verb ( vesced; vescing) Etymology: Latin effervescere, from ex + fervescere to begin to boil, inchoative of fervēre to boil more at brew Date: 1784 1. to bubble, hiss, and foam as gas escapes 2. to show liveliness or exhilaration •… …

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  • 6 effervesce — effervescence, n. /ef euhr ves /, v.i., effervesced, effervescing. 1. to give off bubbles of gas, as fermenting liquors. 2. to issue forth in bubbles. 3. to show enthusiasm, excitement, liveliness, etc.: The parents effervesced with pride over… …

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  • 7 effervesce — verb /ˌɛf.ərˈvɛs/ a) to emit small bubbles of dissolved gas; to froth or fizz b) to escape from solution in a liquid in the form of bubbles …

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  • 8 effervesce — To boil up or form bubbles rising to the surface of a fluid in large numbers, as in the evolution of CO2 from aqueous solution when the pressure is reduced. [L. ef fervesco, to boil up, from ferveo, to boil] * * * ef·fer·vesce .ef ər ves …

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  • 9 effervesce — Synonyms and related words: assibilate, be enthusiastic, blubber, boil, boil over, bubble, bubble over, bubble up, burble, buzz, carry on over, enthuse, ferment, fizz, fizzle, go on over, guggle, gurgle, gush, gush over, hiss, hush, lisp, make… …

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  • 10 effervesce — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. bubble, hiss, ferment, foam, fizz. See agitation. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. fizz, foam, froth; see bubble . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To form or cause to form foam: bubble, cream, fizz, foam,… …

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  • 11 effervesce — ef|fer|vesce [ˌefəˈves US ˌefər ] v [i]technical [Date: 1700 1800; : Latin; Origin: effervescere, from fervescere to begin to boil ] a liquid that effervesces produces small bubbles of gas …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 effervesce — ef·fer·vesce || ‚efÉ™ ves v. foam, bubble; be lively …

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  • 13 effervesce — v. n. Froth, foam, bubble, ferment, bubble and hiss …

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  • 14 effervesce — verb (I) technical a liquid that effervesces produces small bubbles (bubble1 (1)) of gas …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 effervesce — v 1. bubble, burble; foam, froth, fizz, fizzle, hiss, sputter; pop, snap; spume, spew forth; ferment, boil. 2. rejoice, delight, laugh, show excitement, sparkle; exhibit happiness, exult, be in good or high spirits, be happy, be gay …

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  • 16 effervesce — ef·fer·vesce …

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  • 17 effervesce — ef•fer•vesce [[t]ˌɛf ərˈvɛs[/t]] v. i. vesced, vesc•ing 1) to give off bubbles of gas 2) to issue forth in bubbles 3) to show enthusiasm, excitement, or liveliness • Etymology: 1695–1705; < L effervēscere to boil up, become excited =ef ef… …

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  • 18 effervesce — /ɛfəˈvɛs / (say efuh ves) verb (i) (effervesced, effervescing) 1. to give off bubbles of gas, as fermenting liquors; bubble and hiss. 2. to issue forth in bubbles. 3. to exhibit fervour, excitement, liveliness, etc. {Latin effervescere boil up}… …

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  • 19 effervesce —   Huahua i, pipi i, pi ipi i, hū …

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  • 20 effervesce — v.intr. 1 give off bubbles of gas; bubble. 2 (of a person) be lively or energetic. Derivatives: effervescence n. effervescency n. effervescent adj. Etymology: L effervescere (as EX (1), fervere be hot) …

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