effusion

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French effusion, from Latin effūsiō (outpouring)

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Noun[edit]

effusion (countable and uncountable, plural effusions)

  1. A liquid outpouring.
  2. (figuratively, by extension) An outpouring of speech or emotion.
  3. (medicine) the seeping of fluid into a body cavity; the fluid itself.

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French effusion, borrowed from Latin effusio, effusionem.

Noun[edit]

effusion f (plural effusions)

  1. effusion

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