effluence


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ef·flu·ence

 (ĕf′lo͞o-əns)
n.
1. The act or an instance of flowing out.
2. Something that flows out or forth; an emanation.

effluence

(ˈɛflʊəns) or

efflux

n
1. the act or process of flowing out
2. something that flows out

ef•flu•ence

(ˈɛf lu əns)

n.
1. the action or process of flowing out; efflux.
2. something that flows out; emanation.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.effluence - the process of flowing out
flow - any uninterrupted stream or discharge
Translations

effluence

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References in classic literature ?
The child's own nature had something wrong in it which continually betokened that she had been born amiss -- the effluence of her mother's lawless passion -- and often impelled Hester to ask, in bitterness of heart, whether it were for ill or good that the poor little creature had been born at all.
I remember it now, and I know that it was the effluence of fine intellect, of true courage; it lit up her marked lineaments, her thin face, her sunken grey eye, like a reflection from the aspect of an angel.
He divined it in the way the girl looked at the young painter, and in his air of possession; and as Philip sat with them he felt a kind of effluence surrounding them, as though the air were heavy with something strange.
Some raillery follows; and at length Socrates is induced to reply, 'that colour is the effluence of form, sensible, and in due proportion to the sight.
since God is light, And never but in unapproached light Dwelt from Eternitie, dwelt then in thee, Bright effluence of bright essence increate.
Let our artists rather be those who are gifted to discern the true nature of the beautiful and graceful; then will our youth dwell in a land of health, amid fair sights and sounds, and receive the good in everything; and beauty, the effluence of fair works, shall flow into the eye and ear, like a health-giving breeze from a purer region, and insensibly draw the soul from earliest years into likeness and sympathy with the beauty of reason.
The principal factor that leads to the elimination of species is the destruction or effluence of its natural habitat.
4% will further jeopardize Pakistan's water security unless we conserve the available water by growing less water intensive crops, treating effluence before discharge and giving up lifestyle and habits that waste water.
4% will further jeopardize Pakistan's water security unless we conserve the available water by growing less water-intensive crops, treating effluence before discharge and giving up lifestyle and habits that waste water," he added.
The water company put up barriers across the garden at Rowley Lane to fence off the flooded area - which included foul-smelling sewage - and dug a trench to contain the effluence.
Prof Wakhungu said the government was working to reduce effluence from industries in Nairobi and other urban areas.