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effuse


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Effuse  \Ef*fuse"\,  a.  [L.  effusus  p.  p.  of  effundere  to  pour 
  out  ex  +  fundere  to  pour.  See  {Fuse}  to  melt.] 
  1.  Poured  out  freely;  profuse.  [Obs.] 
 
  So  should  our  joy  be  very  effuse.  --Barrow. 
 
  2.  Disposed  to  pour  out  freely;  prodigal.  [Obs.]  --Young. 
 
  3.  (Bot.)  Spreading  loosely,  especially  on  one  side  as  an 
  effuse  inflorescence.  --Loudon. 
 
  4.  (Zo["o]l.)  Having  the  lips,  or  edges,  of  the  aperture 
  abruptly  spreading;  --  said  of  certain  shells. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Effuse  \Ef*fuse"\,  n. 
  Effusion;  loss  ``Much  effuse  of  blood.''  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Effuse  \Ef*fuse"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Effused};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Effusing}.] 
  To  pour  out  like  a  stream  or  freely;  to  cause  to  exude;  to 
  shed.  [R.] 
 
  With  gushing  blood  effused.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Effuse  \Ef*fuse"\,  v.  i. 
  To  emanate;  to  issue.  --Thomson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  effuse 
  v  1:  pour  out  of  liquids  [syn:  {pour  out}] 
  2:  flow  forth,  as  of  water  [syn:  {flow  out}] 
  3:  give  out  or  emit;  "The  room  effuses  happiness"  [syn:  {give 
  off}] 




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