efflux

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Efflux \Ef*flux"\, verb (used without an object) To run out; to flow forth; to pass away. [Obs.] --Boyle.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Efflux \Ef"flux\, noun [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 WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

efflux

noun

1: the process of flowing out [syn: {outflow}, {effluence}, {efflux}] [ant: {inflow}, {influx}]


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