blowup vs effusion what difference

what is difference between blowup and effusion

English

Etymology

From the verb phrase blow up.

Noun

blowup (plural blowups)

  1. An explosion, or violent outburst
  2. (photography) An enlargement

Anagrams

  • Publow, upblow


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French effusion, from Latin effūsiō (outpouring). Displaced native Old English āgotennes.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -uːʒən

Noun

effusion (countable and uncountable, plural effusions)

  1. A liquid outpouring.
  2. (chemistry) Process of gases passing through a hole or holes considerably smaller than the mean free path of the gas molecules.
  3. (figuratively, by extension) An outpouring of speech or emotion.
    • 1930; George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind, Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby; Animal Crackers, Paramount Pictures
      Captain Spaulding: My friends, I am highly gratified by this magnificent display of effusion []
  4. (medicine) The seeping of fluid into a body cavity; the fluid itself.

Translations


French

Etymology

From Middle French effusion, borrowed from Latin effusio, effusionem.

Pronunciation

Noun

effusion f (plural effusions)

  1. effusion

Further reading

  • “effusion” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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