effloresce

Primary Meanings of effloresce

1.
v
come into or as if into flower
2.
v
assume crystalline form; become crystallized
Full Definitions of effloresce
1

v come into or as if into flower

“These manifestations effloresced in the past”
Synonyms:
burst forth
Type of:
bloom, blossom, flower
produce or yield flowers
2

v assume crystalline form; become crystallized

Synonyms:
crystalise, crystalize, crystallize
Types:
devitrify
become crystalline
Type of:
solidify
become solid

v become encrusted with crystals due to evaporation

Type of:
encrust, incrust
form a crust or a hard layer

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