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effusion

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French effusion, from Latin effūsiō (outpouring)

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NounEdit

effusion (plural effusions)

  1. an outpouring of liquid
  2. (by extension) an outpouring of speech or emotion
    • 1930; George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind, Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby; Animal Crackers, Paramount Pictures
      Captain Spaulding: My friends, I am highly gratified by this magnificent display of effusion...
  3. (medicine) the seeping of fluid into a body cavity; the fluid itself

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FrenchEdit

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NounEdit

effusion f (plural effusions)

  1. effusion

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