effusion: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (i-fy'zhun), [key]
- the act of effusing or pouring forth.
- something that is effused.
- an unrestrained expression, as of feelings: poetic effusions.
- the escape of a fluid from its natural vessels into a body cavity.
- the fluid that escapes.
- the flow of a gas through a small orifice at such density that the mean distance between the molecules is large compared with the diameter of the orifice.
- effusion (Thesaurus)