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Verb: effloresce  ,e-flu'res
  1. Come into or as if into flower
    "These manifestations effloresced in the past";
    - burst forth
  2. Assume crystalline form; become crystallized
    - crystallize, crystalize, crystalise [Brit], crystallise [Brit]
  3. Become encrusted with crystals due to evaporation

Derived forms: effloresces, effloresced, efflorescing

Type of: bloom, blossom, encrust, flower, incrust, solidify

Encyclopedia: Effloresce