effervescence

[ ef-er-ves ]SEE DEFINITION OF effervescence

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EFFERVESCENCE

It also made no effervescence with nitrous air, as it had done before.

Effervescence generally due to the freeing of carbon dioxid.

He was in that state of effervescence that demanded an immediate outlet.

It vanished like the effervescence from charged water, likewise their smile.

It was covered with an effervescence of lime, which had produced the deceptive appearance.

No; these vibrations are due to the effervescence of the central fire.

The effervescence of champagne, with what eye does he behold it?

There's no intentional mischief in Con O'Donnell; it's only effervescence.

What had become of the sparkle and effervescence of the morning?

But the effervescence of the popular will was soon at an end.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, "the action of boiling up," from French effervescence (1640s), from Latin effervescentem, present participle of effervescere "to boil up, boil over," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + fervescere "begin to boil," from fervere "be hot, boil" (see brew). Figurative sense of "liveliness" is from 1748. Related: Effervescency.

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