(Ef*fulge") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Effulged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Effulging ] [L. effulgere to shine
forth; ex + fulgere to flash, shine. See Fulgent.] To cause to shine with abundance of light; to radiate; to
His eyes effulging a peculiar fire.Thomson.
(Ef*fulge"), v. i. To shine forth; to beam.
(Ef*ful"gence) n. The state of being effulgent; extreme brilliancy; a flood of light; great luster or
The effulgence of his glory abides.Milton.
The bright and the balmy effulgence of morn.Beattie.
(Ef*ful"gent) a. [L. effulgens, -entis, p. pr. of effulgere.] Diffusing a flood of light; shining; luminous; beaming; bright; splendid.
"Effulgent rays of light." Cowper.
(Ef*ful"gent*ly), adv. In an effulgent manner.
(Ef*fu`ma*bil"i*ty) n. The capability of flying off in fumes or vapor. [Obs.] Boyle.
(Ef*fume") v. t. [L. effumare to emit smoke; ex + fumare to smoke, fr. fumus smoke.] To
breathe or puff out. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
(Ef*fund") v. t. [L. effundere. See Effuse.] To pour out. [Obs.] Dr. H. More.
(Ef*fuse") a. [L. effusus, p. p. of effundere to pour out; ex + fundere to pour. See Fuse to
1. Poured out freely; profuse. [Obs.]
So should our joy be very effuse.Barrow.
2. Disposed to pour out freely; prodigal. [Obs.] Young.
3. (Bot.) Spreading loosely, especially on one side; as, an effuse inflorescence. Loudon.
4. (Zoöl.) Having the lips, or edges, of the aperture abruptly spreading; said of certain shells.
(Ef*fuse"), n. Effusion; loss. "Much effuse of blood." Shak.
(Ef*fuse") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Effused ; p. pr. & vb. n. Effusing.] To pour out like a stream
or freely; to cause to exude; to shed. [R.]
With gushing blood effused.Milton.
(Ef*fuse"), v. i. To emanate; to issue. Thomson.
(Ef*fu"sion) n. [L. effusio: cf. F. effusion.]
1. The act of pouring out; as, effusion of water, of blood, of grace, of words, and the like.
To save the effusion of my people's blood.Dryden.