Definitions for effervesceˌɛf ərˈvɛs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ef•fer•vesceˌɛf ərˈvɛs(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.

Origin of effervesce:

1695–1705; < L effervēscere to boil up, become excited =ef-ef - +ferv(ēre) (see fervent ) +-ēscere -esce

Princeton's WordNet

  1. foam, froth, fizz, effervesce, sparkle, form bubbles(verb)

    become bubbly or frothy or foaming

    "The boiling soup was frothing"; "The river was foaming"; "Sparkling water"


  1. effervesce(Verb)

    to emit small bubbles of dissolved gas; to froth or fizz

  2. effervesce(Verb)

    to escape from solution in a liquid in the form of bubbles

  3. effervesce(Verb)

    to show high spirits

Webster Dictionary

  1. Effervesce(verb)

    to be in a state of natural ebullition; to bubble and hiss, as fermenting liquors, or any fluid, when some part escapes in a gaseous form

  2. Effervesce(verb)

    to exhibit, in lively natural expression, feelings that can not be repressed or concealed; as, to effervesce with joy or merriment

Translations for effervesce

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to give off bubbles of gas; to fizz

The champagne effervesced in the glasses.

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