Ebullition definition

ĕbə-lĭshən
The state or process of boiling.
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A boiling or bubbling up; effervescence.
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A sudden, violent outpouring, as of emotion.
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A sudden outburst, as of some emotion.
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The act of boiling.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
ebullition
Plural:
ebullitions

Origin of ebullition

  • Middle English ebullitioun from Late Latin ēbullītiō ēbullītiōn- from Latin ēbullītus past participle of ēbullīre to bubble up ebullient

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition