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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abloom, efflorescentadjective

    bursting into flower

    "flowering spring trees"


  1. efflorescentadjective

    bursting into flower

  2. efflorescentadjective

    growing at a rapid rate; flourishing.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Efflorescentadjective

    Shooting out in form of flowers.

    Etymology: effloresco, Lat.

    Yellowish efflorescent sparry incrustations on stone. John Woodward.


  1. efflorescent

    Efflorescent refers to the process or state of crystalline substances losing water or other solvents from their crystal structure, often resulting in a powdery or crystalline deposit on the substance's surface. It can also be used metaphorically to describe something that is blooming, developing, or flourishing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Efflorescentverb

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

  2. Efflorescentverb

    covered with an efflorescence

  3. Etymology: [F. efflorescent, L. efflorescens, -entis, blooming, p. pr. of efflorescere. See Effloresce, v. i.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of efflorescent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of efflorescent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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    the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    A intelligence
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