[ ef-luhks ]
/ ˈɛf lʌks /


outward flow, as of water.
something that flows out; effluence.
a passing or lapse of time.
a passing away; expiration; ending.
Also ef·flux·ion [ih-fluhk-shuhn] /ɪˈflʌk ʃən/ (for defs. 3, 4).

Origin of efflux

1635–45; <Medieval Latin effluxus, equivalent to Latin ef-ef- + fluc-, variant stem of fluere to flow + -sus, for -tus suffix of v. action
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