Poured out freely; profuse.
Disposed to pour out freely; prodigal.
- So should our joy be very effuse .
(botany) Spreading loosely, especially on one side.
(zoology) Having the lips, or edges, of the aperture abruptly spreading, as in certain shells.
- an effuse inflorescence
to emit; to give off
(figuratively) to gush; to be excitedly talkative and enthusiastic about something
To pour out like a stream or freely; to cause to exude; to shed.
to leak out through a small hole
- With gushing blood effused .
(obsolete) effusion; loss
- Much effuse of blood.
The process of flowing out.
- We all age through the efflux of time.
* 1832 , Isaac Taylor, Saturday Evening ,
- The efflux of matter from a boil can be painful.
* 1988 , Elizabeth Sagey, Degree of closure in complwx segments'', Norval Smith, Harry van der Hulst (editors), ''Features, Segmental Structure and Harmony Processes , Part 1, Linguistic Models 12a,
- It is there that the devout affections, undisturbed by other faculties, are incessantly in efflux .
* 2003 , Awtar Krishan, Flow cytometric monitoring of drug resistance in human tumor cells'', R.C. Sobti, A. Krishan (editors), ''Advanced Flow Cytometry: Applications in Biological Research ,
- The remaining effluxes are pronounced without audible velar release.
That which has flowed out.
- By facilitating efflux of drugs from the intracellular domain, these proteins reduce cytotoxicity and thus confer drug resistance.
- the efflux of a boil
* 1963 , Arnold Reymond, History of the Sciences in Greco-Roman Antiquity ,
- Prime cheerer, light! Efflux divine.
- Thus between the earth and the sky there is a perpetual exchange of effluxes' following a double way, ascending and descending. From the earth and sea arise ' effluxes , some dry, others moist.
* (process of flowing out) outflow, effluxion, effluence
* (that which has flowed out) outflow
To run out.
To flow forth.
(obsolete) To pass away.