ef·flo·res·cence /ˌɛfləˈrɛsṇ(t)s/ 名詞
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.
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]