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ef·flo·resce

 (ĕf′lə-rĕs′)
intr.v. ef·flo·resced, ef·flo·resc·ing, ef·flo·resc·es
1. To blossom; bloom.
2. To develop or flourish: when the arts effloresced.
3. Chemistry
a. To become a powder by losing water of crystallization, as when a hydrated crystal is exposed to air.
b. To become covered with a powdery deposit.

[Latin efflōrēscere : ex-, ex- + flōrēscere, inchoative of flōrēre, to blossom (from flōs, flōr-, flower; see bhel- in Indo-European roots).]

effloresce

(ˌɛflɔːˈrɛs)
vb (intr)
1. to burst forth into or as if into flower; bloom
2. (Chemistry) to become powdery by loss of water or crystallization
3. (Chemistry) to become encrusted with powder or crystals as a result of chemical change or the evaporation of a solution
[C18: from Latin efflōrēscere to blossom, from flōrēscere, from flōs flower]

ef•flo•resce

(ˌɛf ləˈrɛs)

v.i. -resced, -resc•ing.
1. to burst into bloom; blossom.
2.
a. to change to a mealy or powdery substance upon exposure to air, as a crystalline substance through loss of water of crystallization.
b. to become incrusted with crystals of salt or the like through evaporation or chemical change.
[1765–75; < Latin efflōrēscere=ef- ef- + flōrēscere to begin to bloom]

effloresce


Past participle: effloresced
Gerund: efflorescing

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.effloresce - come into or as if into flower; "These manifestations effloresced in the past"
bloom, blossom, flower - produce or yield flowers; "The cherry tree bloomed"
2.effloresce - assume crystalline form; become crystallized
solidify - become solid; "The metal solidified when it cooled"
devitrify - become crystalline
3.effloresce - become encrusted with crystals due to evaporation
encrust, incrust - form a crust or a hard layer

effloresce

verb
To bear flowers:
Translations

effloresce

[ˌefləˈres] VI (Chem) → eflorescer
References in classic literature ?
A great deal of chemical action then commences, salts of various kinds effloresce on the surface, and the mass becomes hard.
Furthermore, in this aguafuerte Arlt divulges the manner in which a chair that once signified a place of rest effloresces to reveal a multitude of meanings, among others he lists a "silla cordial de la puerta de calle, de la vereda; silla de amistad, silla donde se consolida un prestigio de urbanidad ciudadana .
PLUCK ANY APERCU from the Montaigne-like musings of Chris Marker and it soon effloresces into manifold meanings.