Meaning of ebullition

eb•ul•li•tion

Pronunciation: (eb"u-lish'un), [key]
— n.
  1. a seething or overflowing, as of passion or feeling; outburst.
  2. the state of being ebullient.
  3. the act or process of boiling up.
  4. a rushing forth of water, lava, etc., in a state of agitation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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