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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]
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.