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Definition of "effloresces" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of effloresce. (verb)

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Use "effloresces" in a sentence
  • "Also note that when cement effloresces, the lime residue can run onto adjacent materials during rainy periods, etching the surface of that product a big problem with glass."
  • "Water obtained by digging is good where rain is fresh in the Fiumaras; saltish, so as to taste at first unnaturally sweet, in the plains; and bitter in the basins and lowlands where nitre effloresces and rain has had time to become tainted."
  • "In making glass to be used for mirrors, a considerable portion of sodium sulphate is used, and in annealing, this is partly reduced to sodium sulphide, which effloresces on the surface of the glass."
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