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ef·fer·vesce

(ef-ĕr-ves'),
To boil up or cause bubbles to rose to the surface of a fluid in large numbers, as in the evolution of CO2 from aqueous solution when the pressure is reduced.
[L. ef-fervesco, to boil up, from ferveo, to boil]

effervesce

Etymology: Gk, effervescere, to foam up
to produce small bubbles or foam on the release of gas from a fluid.

effervesce

(ef″ĕr-ves′) [L. effervescere, to boil up]
To form bubbles; to become fizzy, foamy, or frothy.
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We had all saved up our money to buy a dinosaur egg bath bomb, took it home (from the Natural History Museum) popped it in the bath and the last one out of the bath (Kath) got to keep the dinosaur once the egg effervesced into oblivion.
Every year as our lorry turned from Pixie Lane at the start of the journey, the ditches and verges effervesced with cow parsley, wave after wave of it rolling along the hedgerows and forcing even dark corners to join in the spumy celebration.
His product was a mixture of citric acid and sodium hydrogen carbonate, which effervesced when dissolved in water.
Colour was dark grey, the material effervesced with HCl, and bedding planes were visible.