[ ĕf′ər-vĕsəns ]

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  1. The bubbling of a solution due to the escape of gas. The gas may form by a chemical reaction, as in a fermenting liquid, or by coming out of solution after having been under pressure, as in a carbonated drink.

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How to use effervescence in a sentence

  • It is rude, but there is nothing for it but to bolt; people like that would take the effervescence off newly opened champagne!

  • He was in that state of effervescence that demanded an immediate outlet.

    Quin | Alice Hegan Rice
  • What had become of the sparkle and effervescence of the morning?

    The Opened Shutters | Clara Louise Burnham