What does effervesce mean?

Definitions for effervesceˌɛf ərˈvɛs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word effervesce.

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

  3. Origin: [L. effervescere; ex + fervescere to begin boiling, incho., fr. fervere to boil. See Fervent.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Effervesce

    ef-fėr-ves′, v.i. to boil up: to bubble and hiss: to froth up.—ns. Efferves′cence; Efferves′cency.—adjs. Efferves′cent, boiling or bubbling from the disengagement of gas; Efferves′cible. [L. effervescĕreex, inten., and fervēre, to boil.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of effervesce in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of effervesce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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