Effervesce meaning

ĕfər-vĕs
To emit small bubbles of gas, as a carbonated or fermenting liquid.
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To escape from a liquid as bubbles; bubble up.
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To show high spirits or animation.
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To give off gas bubbles, as carbonated beverages; bubble; foam.
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To rise and come out in bubbles, as gas in a liquid.
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To be lively and high-spirited.
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(intransitive, of a liquid) To emit small bubbles of dissolved gas; to froth or fizz.
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(intransitive, of a gas) To escape from solution in a liquid in the form of bubbles.
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(intransitive, of a person) To show high spirits.
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Origin of effervesce

  • Latin effervēscere ex- up, out ex– fervēscere to start boiling inchoative of fervēre to boil bhreu- in Indo-European roots

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