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Meaning of EFFLUENCE

Pronunciation:  'efloouns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the process of flowing out
 

EFFLUENCE is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: efflux, outflow
 
 Antonyms: inflow, influx
 
 See Also: flow

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ef"flu*ence\, n. [Cf. F. effluence.]
1. A flowing out, or emanation.

2. That which flows or issues from any body or substance;
   issue; efflux.

         Bright effluence of bright essence increate!
                                               --Milton.

         And, as if the gloom of the earth and sky had been
         but the effluence of these two mortal hearts, it
         vanished with their sorrow.           --Hawthorne.

 

 

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