effervescence

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English[edit]

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Borrowed from French effervescence.

Noun[edit]

effervescence (countable and uncountable, plural effervescences)

  1. The escape of gas from solution in a liquid, especially the escape of carbon dioxide from a carbonated drink.
  2. Vivacity.
  3. Foment.
    • (Can we date this quote by Landor and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      We are in the habit of calling those bodies of men anarchal which are in a state of effervescence.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin effervescens (effervescent) and suffix -ence.

Noun[edit]

effervescence f (plural effervescences)

  1. effervescence

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