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Effloresce meaning
[ef-luh-res]
Definitions of effloresce is:
  • verb without object effloresce
    to burst into bloom; blossom.
  • verb without object effloresce
    Chemistry. to change either throughout or on the surface to a mealy or powdery substance upon exposure to air, as a crystalline substance through loss of water of crystallization. to become incrusted or covered with crystals of salt or the like through evaporation or chemical change.
  • noun effloresce
    (of a substance) lose moisture and turn to a fine powder upon exposure to air.