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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ef·flo·res·cence /-ˈrɛsṇ(t)s/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ef·flo·res·cence /ˌɛfləˈrɛsṇ(t)s/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ef·flo·res·cence n.
 1. Bot. Flowering, or state of flowering; the blooming of flowers; blowth.
 2. Med. A redness of the skin; eruption, as in rash, measles, smallpox, scarlatina, etc.
 3. Chem. (a) The formation of the whitish powder or crust on the surface of efflorescing bodies, as salts, etc. (b) The powder or crust thus formed.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the period of greatest prosperity or productivity [syn: flower,
            prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, flush]
      2: any red eruption of the skin [syn: rash, roseola, skin
      3: the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
         [syn: blossoming, flowering, florescence, inflorescence,
      4: a powdery deposit on a surface [syn: bloom]