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Effusion vs Emission - What's the difference?

effusion | emission |

As nouns the difference between effusion and emission

is that effusion is a liquid outpouring while emission is that which is emitted or sent out; issue.




(en noun)
  • a liquid outpouring.
  • (by extension) a speech or emotion outpouring.
  • * 1930; , (Morrie Ryskind), (Bert Kalmar), (Harry Ruby); (Animal Crackers) , (Paramount Pictures)
  • Captain Spaulding: My friends, I am highly gratified by this magnificent display of effusion ...
  • (medicine) the seeping of fluid into a body cavity; the fluid itself
  • emission



    (en noun)
  • That which is emitted or sent out; issue.
  • The act of sending or throwing out; the act of sending forth or putting into circulation.
  • Synonyms

    * (act of sending out) issuance

    Derived terms

    * emission line * emission nebula * emissions test * nocturnal emission


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