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Meaning of EBULLITION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Eb`ul*li"tion\, n. [F. ['e]bullition, L. ebullitio,
fr. ebullire. See {Ebullient}.]
1. A boiling or bubbling up of a liquid; the motion produced
   in a liquid by its rapid conversion into vapor.

2. Effervescence occasioned by fermentation or by any other
   process which causes the liberation of a gas or an
   a["e]riform fluid, as in the mixture of an acid with a
   carbonated alkali. [Formerly written {bullition}.]

3. A sudden burst or violent display; an outburst; as, an
   ebullition of anger or ill temper.

 
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