Definitions for ebullitionˌɛb əˈlɪʃ ən
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eb•ul•li•tionˌɛb əˈlɪʃ ən(n.)
a seething or overflowing, as of feeling; outburst.
the state of being ebullient.
the act or process of boiling up.
Origin of ebullition:
1525–35; < LL ēbullītiō; see ebullient , -tion
effusion, gush, outburst, blowup, ebullition(noun)
an unrestrained expression of emotion
the act of boiling
a sudden emotional outburst
a boiling or bubbling up of a liquid; the motion produced in a liquid by its rapid conversion into vapor
effervescence occasioned by fermentation or by any other process which causes the liberation of a gas or an aeriform fluid, as in the mixture of an acid with a carbonated alkali
a sudden burst or violent display; an outburst; as, an ebullition of anger or ill temper