(Ef*flu"vi*ate) v. i. To give forth effluvium. [R.] "An effluviating power." Boyle.
(Ef*flu"vi*um) n.; pl. Effluvia [L., a flowing out, fr. effluere to flow out. See Effluent, a.]
Subtile or invisible emanation; exhalation perceived by the sense of smell; especially, noisome or noxious
exhalation; as, the effluvium from diseased or putrefying bodies, or from ill drainage.
(Ef"flux) n. [See Effluent, Flux.]
1. The act or process of flowing out, or issuing forth; effusion; outflow; as, the efflux of matter from an
ulcer; the efflux of men's piety.
It is then that the devout affections . . . are incessantly in efflux.I. Taylor.
2. That which flows out; emanation; effluence.
Prime cheerer, light! . . .Thomson.
(Ef*flux") v. i. To run out; to flow forth; to pass away. [Obs.] Boyle.
(Ef*flux"ion) n. [From Efflux.]
1. The act of flowing out; effusion.
2. That which flows out; effluvium; emanation.
Some light effluxions from spirit to spirit.Bacon.
(Ef*fo"di*ent) a. [L. effodiens, p. pr. of effodere to dig out; ex + fodere to dig.] Digging up.