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ef·flux

 (ĕf′lŭks′)
n.
1. A flowing outward.
2. Something that flows out or forth; an effluence.
3. A passing or an expiration, as of time.

[From Latin efflūxus, past participle of effluere, to flow out; see effluent.]

ef·flux′ion (ĭ-flŭk′shən) n.
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ef•flux

(ˈɛf lʌks)

n.
1. outward flow, as of water.
2. something that flows out; effluence.
3. a passing or lapse of time.
4. a passing away; expiration.
Often, ef•flux•ion (ɪˈflʌk ʃən) .
[1635–45; < Medieval Latin effluxus]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.efflux - the process of flowing out
flow - any uninterrupted stream or discharge
inflow, influx - the process of flowing in
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efflux

noun
A sudden or rapid flowing outward:
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