- the act or process of efflorescing.
- the resulting powdery substance or incrustation.
Examples from the Web for efflorescence
The time for the efflorescence of some of the faculties is in early youth.In the School-Room|John S. Hart
When the symptoms described above have continued from six to eighteen hours the efflorescence appears.
This was the first appearance of sore-throat with efflorescence of the skin among the English colonists of North America.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
After centuries of seclusion, the Jewish spirit once more asserted itself, and enjoyed a period of efflorescence.Jewish History|S. M. Dubnow
The efflorescence is smooth and flat, and the individual lesions are separated from each other by normal integument.
British Dictionary definitions for efflorescence
- the process of efflorescing
- the powdery substance formed as a result of this process, esp on the surface of rocks