effusion definition

  • noun:
    • The work or an example of effusing.
    • Liquid or any other matter poured forth.
    • An unrestrained outpouring of experience, like in speech or writing: "the devout effusions of sacred eloquence” ( Edmund Burke).
    • Pathology The seeping of serous, purulent, or bloody substance into a body hole or tissue.
    • Pathology The effused substance.
    • an outpouring of liquid
    • an outpouring of speech or feeling
    • the seeping of liquid into a body hole; the substance itself
    • The act of pouring away.
    • what is poured away, actually or figuratively.
    • The escape of a fluid off its normal vessel, either by rupture of the vessel, or by exudation through its wall space. It might probably pass into the substance of an organ, or concern upon a totally free surface.
    • The liquid escaping or exuded.
    • The act of pouring completely, virtually or figuratively; a shedding forth; an outpour: since, the effusion of liquid, of bloodstream, of sophistication, of terms, etc.
    • whatever is poured away; a fluid, or figuratively an influence of any sort, shed abroad.
    • especially An outpour of idea written down or message; a literary energy, particularly in verse: as, a poetical effusion: popular in disparagement.
    • In pathology, the escape of a fluid through the vessels containing it into a cavity, into the surrounding cells, or on a totally free surface: as, the effusion of lymph.
    • [ML. effusio(n-), tr. of Gr. ῤν/σις.] That the main constellation Aquarius (which see) included within the blast of liquid. It has the star Fomalhaut, now located in the Southern Fish.
    • circulation under great pressure
    • an unrestrained expression of emotion
    • The work or an example of effusing.
    • Liquid or other matter poured forth.
    • An unrestrained outpouring of feeling, such as message or writing: "the devout effusions of sacred eloquence” ( Edmund Burke).
    • Pathology The seeping of serous, purulent, or bloody fluid into a body hole or muscle.
    • Pathology The effused substance.
    • an outpouring of fluid
    • an outpouring of address or emotion
    • the seeping of fluid into a body hole; the substance itself
    • The act of pouring down.
    • That which is poured away, virtually or figuratively.
    • The escape of a fluid from its all-natural vessel, either by rupture for the vessel, or by exudation through its wall space. It may pass in to the substance of an organ, or problem upon a free surface.
    • The liquid escaping or exuded.
    • The work of pouring down, actually or figuratively; a shedding forth; an outpour: because, the effusion of liquid, of bloodstream, of elegance, of words, etc.
    • whatever is poured out; a fluid, or figuratively an influence of any sort, shed overseas.
    • especially An outpour of thought on paper or address; a literary energy, especially in verse: as, a poetical effusion: widely used in disparagement.
    • In pathology, the escape of a fluid from the vessels containing it into a cavity, into the surrounding areas, or on a free of charge surface: as, the effusion of lymph.
    • [ML. effusio(n-), tr. of Gr. ῤν/σις.] That part of the constellation Aquarius (which see) included within the stream of water. It contains the star Fomalhaut, now located in the Southern Fish.
    • movement under pressure
    • an unrestrained appearance of feeling

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