Definition of Ebullition:
- A boiling or bubbling up of a liquid; the motion produced in a liquid by its rapid conversion into vapor.
- A sudden burst or violent display; an outburst; as, an ebullition of anger or ill temper.
- 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.
flare, magnification, enlargement, effervescence, explosion, gale, blowup, outpouring, effusion, overflowing, agony, flush, burst, detonation, fermentation, tumultuous disturbance, flare-up, outbreak, gust, spasm, flash, storm, gush, blaze, fit, eruption, boiling, ebullience, paroxysm, outburst, ebullience.
Widely spread and formidable as this insurrection proved to be afterwards, it was at first a mere insignificant ebullition of discontent on the part of a few desperate and restless men, which military energy and promptitude ought to have crushed in the bud.
Whether this ebullition of blasphemy comforted him at the moment I cannot say; but, if " curses come home to roost," a black brood was hatched that night, unless one whole page be blotted out from the register of the Recording Angel.- "Border and Bastille", George A. Lawrence.
In spite of his impulsive temperament, he is not the ruler to allow himself to be influenced by every expression of popular clamour, and to be driven by every ebullition of public feeling, to embark on a decisive course of action.- "The Coming Conquest of England", August Niemann.