- When water is flowing out of a river inlet and into a larger stream that is nearby, this is an example of efflux.
- The water that is flowing out of a river and into a larger body of water is an example of efflux.
Efflux is defined as something that is defined as flowing out or the process of flowing out.
- a flowing out, or emanating
- a thing that flows out; outflow; emanation
- an ending; expiration
Origin of efflux; from Classical Latin effluxus, past participle of effluere: see effluence
- A flowing outward.
- Something that flows out or forth; an effluence.
- A passing or an expiration, as of time.
Origin of effluxFrom Latin effl&umacron;xus, past participle of effluere, to flow out; see effluent.
- The process of flowing out.
- We all age through the efflux of time.
- The efflux of matter from a boil can be painful.
- That which has flowed out.
- the efflux of a boil
(third-person singular simple present effluxes, present participle effluxing, simple past and past participle effluxed)
- To run out.
- To flow forth.