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Effusion vs Gush - What's the difference?

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Effusion is a related term of gush.

As nouns the difference between effusion and gush

is that effusion is a liquid outpouring while gush is a sudden rapid outflow.

As a verb gush is

to flow forth suddenly, in great volume.




(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
  • gush


    (wikipedia gush)


  • A sudden rapid outflow.
  • Verb

  • To flow forth suddenly, in great volume.
  • * Spenser
  • A sea of blood gushed from the gaping wound.
  • To make an excessive display of enthusiasm or sentiment.
  • Anagrams

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