Definitions for efflorescent

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ef•flo•res•cenceˌɛf ləˈrɛs əns(n.)

  1. the state or a period of flowering.

    Category: Botany

  2. an example or result of growth and development.

  3. the act or process of efflorescing. the resulting powdery substance or incrustation.

    Category: Chemistry

  4. a rash or eruption of the skin.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of efflorescence:

1620–30; < F < ML


Princeton's WordNet

  1. abloom, efflorescent(adj)

    bursting into flower

    "flowering spring trees"


  1. efflorescent(Adjective)

    bursting into flower

  2. efflorescent(Adjective)

    growing at a rapid rate; flourishing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Efflorescent(verb)

    that effloresces, or is liable to effloresce on exposure; as, an efflorescent salt

  2. Efflorescent(verb)

    covered with an efflorescence


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