efflux

  • 1 Efflux — Ef flux, n. [See {Effluent}, {Flux}.] 1. The act or process of flowing out, or issuing forth; effusion; outflow; as, the efflux of matter from an ulcer; the efflux of men s piety. [1913 Webster] It is then that the devout affections . . . are… …

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  • 2 efflux — ⇒EFFLUX, subst. masc. Rare. Écoulement d un fluide. Sur l influence de la tension superficielle sur l efflux d un liquide en forme de jet (Phys. et Radium, 1923, p. 732). P. métaph. Efflux éternisés de la nécessité divine, les anges ne sont, en… …

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  • 3 Efflux — Ef*flux , v. i. To run out; to flow forth; to pass away. [Obs.] Boyle. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 efflux — index outflow Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 efflux — 1640s, from L. effluxus, pp. of effluere (see EFFLUENCE (Cf. effluence)) …

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  • 6 efflux — [e fluk′shənef′luks΄] [< L effluxus, pp. of effluere: see EFFLUENCE] n. 1. a flowing out, or emanating 2. a thing that flows out; outflow; emanation 3. an ending; expiration: Also effluxion [e fluk′shən] …

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  • 7 efflux — 1. noun a) The process of flowing out. We all age through the efflux of time. b) That which has flowed out. The efflux of matter from a boil can be painful. Syn: outflow, effluxion, effluence …

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  • 8 efflux — ef·flux ef .ləks n 1) something that is given off in or as if in a stream <the red blood cell sodium ion efflux> 2) the action or process of flowing or seeming to flow out <the uptake and efflux of sodium ions> …

    Medical dictionary

  • 9 Efflux — Der Begriff Efflux findet als Anglizismus in der deutschen Fachliteratur Verwendung: In der Physiologie für die aktive und passive Ausscheidung unterschiedlicher Substanzen aus Zellen und in der Wirtschaftswissenschaft für den Abfluss von Devisen …

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  • 10 efflux — reaktyvioji čiurkšlė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. efflux vok. Reaktionsstrahl, m rus. реактивная струя, f pranc. jet de propulsion, m; jet de réacteur, m …

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  • 11 efflux — / eflʌks/ noun flowing out ● the efflux of capital to North America …

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  • 12 efflux — noun Etymology: Medieval Latin effluxus, from effluere Date: 1647 1. something given off in or as if in a stream 2. a. effluence 2 b. a passing away ; expiration • effluxion noun …

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  • 13 efflux — flowing out, that which flows out …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 14 efflux — /ef luks/, n. 1. outward flow, as of water. 2. something that flows out; effluence. 3. a passing or lapse of time. 4. a passing away; expiration; ending. Also, effluxion /i fluk sheuhn/ (for defs. 3, 4). [1635 45; < ML effluxus, equiv. to L ef EF …

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  • 15 Efflux — Efflụx   der, (es)/ e, Biologie: Teilvorgang der Teilchenflüsse (Fluxe) an Zellmembranen; Gegensatz Influx …

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  • 16 efflux — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A sudden or rapid flowing outward: gush, outflow, outpour, outpouring, spate. See MOVE …

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  • 17 Efflux — Ef|flux der; [es], e <aus lat. effluxio »das Hervorfließen, Ausströmen« zu effluere, vgl. ↑effluieren> das Ausfließen, Teilvorgang der Teilchenflüsse an Zellmembranen (Biol.) …

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  • 18 efflux — ef·flux || eflÊŒks n. outward flow; effluence; expiration; ending …

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  • 19 efflux — [ ɛflʌks] noun technical the flowing out of a substance or particle. Origin C16: from med. L. effluxus, from effluere flow out …

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  • 20 efflux — n. 1. Flow, effusion. 2. Emanation, effluence …

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