Definition of Effluence

1. Noun. The process of flowing out.

Exact synonyms: Efflux, Outflow
Generic synonyms: Flow
Derivative terms: Effluent
Antonyms: Influx, Inflow



Definition of Effluence

1. n. A flowing out, or emanation.

Definition of Effluence

1. Noun. The process of flowing out. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Effluence

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Effluence

1. 1. A flowing out, or emanation. 2. That which flows or issues from any body or substance; issue; efflux. "Bright effluence of bright essence increate!" (Milton) "And, as if the gloom of the earth and sky had been but the effluence of these two mortal hearts, it vanished with their sorrow." (Hawthorne) Origin: Cf. F. Effluence. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Effluence

efflate
efflation
efflations
effleurage
effleurages
effloresce
effloresced
efflorescence
efflorescences
efflorescencies
efflorescency
efflorescent
effloresces
efflorescing
efflower
effluence (current term)
effluences
effluencies
effluency
effluent
effluents
effluous
effluvia
effluviable
effluvial
effluviant
effluviate
effluviated
effluviates
effluviating

Literary usage of Effluence

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1. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"He fulfils His heavenly task; the Punic hearts of stone Grow soft beneath the effluence divine; And, most of all, the Queen, with heart at ease Awaits ..."

2. Man and His Relations: Illustrating the Influence of the Mind on the Body by Samuel Byron Brittan (1875)
"... in tie subtle effluence from the Human Mind—Dr. Buchanan's earlier Investi- ... the invisible effluence, and every sensitive nature feels its presence. ..."

3. Miscellanies by Charles Kingsley (1860)
"When that absorption is completed, the mystic drama will be sunny clear, and all Nature's processes be visible to man, as a Divine effluence and Life. ..."

4. Convention to Revise the Constitution. June, 1912 by New Hampshire Constitutional Convention, New Hampshire Secretary of State (1912)
"Truth is eternal; but her effluence, With endless change, is fitted to the hour. Her mirror is turned forward to reflect The promise of the future, ..."

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