Definition of Efflux

1. Noun. The process of flowing out.

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



Definition of Efflux

1. n. The act or process of flowing out, or issuing forth; effusion; outflow; as, the efflux of matter from an ulcer; the efflux of men's piety.

2. v. i. To run out; to flow forth; to pass away.

Definition of Efflux

1. Noun. The process of flowing out. ¹

2. Noun. That which has flowed out. ¹

3. Verb. To run out. ¹

4. Verb. To flow forth. ¹

5. Verb. (obsolete) To pass away. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Efflux

1. an outflow [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Efflux

effluencies
effluency
effluent
effluents
effluous
effluvia
effluviable
effluvial
effluviant
effluviate
effluviated
effluviates
effluviating
effluvium
effluviums
efflux (current term)
effluxes
effluxion
effluxions
efforce
efforced
efforces
efforcing
efform
efformation
efformed
efforming
efforms
effort
effort-induced thrombosis

Literary usage of Efflux

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1. Principles of the Mechanics of Machinery and Engineering by Julius Weisbach, Walter Rogers Johnson (1848)
"efflux.—The doctrine of the efflux of fluids from vessels constitutes the first ... We distinguish first between the efflux of air and the efflux of water, ..."

2. The Law and Custom of the Constitution by William Reynell Anson (1892)
"By efflux efflux of time dissolves Parliament. ... Parliament, if not sooner dissolved by royal prerogative, expires by efflux of time at the end of seven ..."

3. A Manual of the Mechanics of Engineering and of the Construction of Machines by Julius Ludwig Weisbach (1870)
"We distinguish, in the first place, the efflux of water and the efflux of air, and, in the second place, efflux under constant and under variable pressure. ..."

4. Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy: Based on the Traité de Physique by Augustin Privat-Deschanel, Joseph David Everett (1897)
"This point in the dynamics of liquids was made the subject of experiments by Torricelli, and the result arrived at by him was that the velocity of efflux is ..."

5. Technical Thermodynamics by Gustav Zeuner (1907)
"EXPERIMENTS ON THE efflux OF STEAM. There are but few experimental ... which relate especially to the efflux of steam from the safety valves of boilers, ..."

6. Technical Thermodynamics by Gustav Zeuner (1906)
"INTRODUCTION OF THE RESISTANCES INTO THE efflux FORMULAS FOR SIMPLE ORIFICES. THE efflux EXPONENT. The formulas given in the foregoing determine the efflux ..."

7. Text-book of Mechanics by jr Louis Adolphe Martin (1914)
"The velocity of efflux is equal to where h is the head at the orifice, only under ideal conditions. The viscosity of the liquid and the losses at the ..."

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