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Ebullition meaning

Ebullition - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. A boiling or bubbling up of a liquid; the motion produced in a liquid by its rapid conversion into vapor.
  2. 2. Effervescence occasioned by fermentation or by any other process which causes the liberation of a gas or an aeriform fluid, as in the mixture of an acid with a carbonated alkali.
  3. 3. A sudden burst or violent display; an outburst; as, an ebullition of anger or ill temper.
  4. 4. Act of boiling; outbreak.

Ebullition - examples of usage

  1. The check administered to her exultation by Castalia's chilly indifference only caused a fuller ebullition of it in other directions.
  2. She would see nothing in these wild words of Madge's but an ebullition of temper. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  3. For a few moments again all was calm,- the angry breath, which had blown, seeming but some sudden ebullition of the spirit of the tempest, and to have passed in forgetfulness away. - "The Prime Minister", W.H.G. Kingston.
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