verb (used without object), ef·fer·vesced, ef·fer·vesc·ing.
- efferent duct,
- efferent glomerular arteriole,
- efferent nerve,
- efferent vessel,
- effervescent salt,
Origin of effervesce
Examples from the Web for effervesce
Debby gently drew the curtains, and stole away, leaving Aunt Pen's wrath to effervesce before morning.
A wine-glass of the cream to a tumbler of water, with sufficient carbonate of soda to make it effervesce.
This will effervesce during the time the acid is dissolving the zinc.Practical Mechanics for Boys|J. S. Zerbe
The Froh theme, too, is a trifle flat: it does not effervesce or sparkle: the "dewy splendour" of the Valkyrie music is not on it.Richard Wagner|John F. Runciman
Bubbles of gas were formed rapidly, causing the liquid to effervesce as a tumbler of soda water would do.The Library of Work and Play: Electricity and Its Everyday Uses|John F. Woodhull
Word Origin for effervesce
1702, from Latin effervescere (see effervescence). Related: Effervesced; effervescing.