Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: efflorescence  ,e-flu're-sun(t)s
  1. The period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    - flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, flush
  2. Any red eruption of the skin
    - rash, roseola, skin rash
  3. The time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
    - blossoming, flowering, florescence, inflorescence, anthesis
  4. A powdery deposit on a surface
    - bloom

Derived forms: efflorescences

Type of: crystallisation [Brit], crystallising [Brit], crystallization, crystallizing, development, eruption, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny, period, period of time, time period

Encyclopedia: Efflorescence