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efflux


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Efflux  \Ef"flux\,  n.  [See  {Effluent},  {Flux}.] 
  1.  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. 
 
  It  is  then  that  the  devout  affections  .  .  .  are 
  incessantly  in  efflux.  --I.  Taylor. 
 
  2.  That  which  flows  out  emanation;  effluence. 
 
  Prime  cheerer,  light!  .  .  .  Efflux  divine. 
  --Thomson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Efflux  \Ef*flux"\,  v.  i. 
  To  run  out  to  flow  forth;  to  pass  away  [Obs.]  --Boyle. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  efflux 
  n  :  the  process  of  flowing  out  [syn:  {outflow},  {effluence}] 
  [ant:  {inflow},  {inflow}] 




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