effluence

[ ef-loo-uhns ]
/ ˈɛf lu əns /

noun

the action or process of flowing out; efflux.
something that flows out; emanation.

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Origin of effluence

1595–1605; <Latin efflu- outflow (ef-ef- + flu- flow) + -ence

OTHER WORDS FROM effluence

su·per·ef·flu·ence, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH effluence

affluence, effluence , influence
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British Dictionary definitions for effluence

effluence

efflux (ˈɛflʌks)

/ (ˈɛflʊəns) /

noun

the act or process of flowing out
something that flows out
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