What does effluence mean?

Definitions for effluence
ˈɛf lu ənsef·flu·ence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outflow, effluence, effluxnoun

    the process of flowing out


  1. effluencenoun

    The process of flowing out.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Effluencenoun

    That which issues from some other principle.

    Etymology: effluo, Latin.

    Bright effluence of bright essence increate. John Milton, P. Lost.

    From the bright effluence of his deed
    They borrow that reflected light,
    With which the lasting lamp they feed,
    Whose beams dispel the damps of envious night. Matthew Prior.


  1. effluence

    Effluence is the process or action of flowing out or emanating from a source. It can refer to the discharge of liquid, gas, or other substance. In environmental context, it often means waste or pollution that is discharged into water bodies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Effluencenoun

    a flowing out, or emanation

  2. Effluencenoun

    that which flows or issues from any body or substance; issue; efflux

  3. Etymology: [Cf. F. effluence.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of effluence in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of effluence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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