effloresce

Definitions of effloresce
  1. verb
    come into or as if into flower
    “These manifestations effloresced in the past”
    synonyms: burst forth
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    type of:
    bloom, blossom, flower
    produce or yield flowers
  2. verb
    assume crystalline form; become crystallized
    synonyms: crystalise, crystalize, crystallize
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    types:
    devitrify
    become crystalline
    type of:
    solidify
    become solid
  3. verb
    become encrusted with crystals due to evaporation
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    type of:
    encrust, incrust
    form a crust or a hard layer
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