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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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When the water-soluble container is immersed in water, at least a part of the water-soluble container dissolves releasing the composition which effervesces in water, and wherein the resultant aqueous mixture formed is at a pH of greater than 7.
After the bones have fermented, add the oil of vitriol (sulphuric acid), mixing well with a wooden spade or board; the mass effervesces or boils; stir thoroughly twice a day for two days, so as to turn the whole mass over; let it stand for two or three days to dry; add the fine bone and mix it in well.
Undergoing radiation treatments in the morning and stalwartly attending rehearsals in the afternoon, Alix effervesces on.