Effervescence Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Effervescence

Foam forming on top of a soda or beer is an example of effervescence.
Foam forming on top of a soda or beer is an example of effervescence. Jeremy Hudson / Getty Images

Effervescence Definition:

Foaming formed as a result of a gas being evolved from a solid or liquid.

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