efflux efflux  /ˈɛ fləks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the process of flowing out

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • While still in his thirties, this man began a "quiet outpour, or rather efflux" of novels and tales that was scarcely slackened by the masses of miscellaneous writing that he did.

Quotes

  1. "SIRT1 is an important mediator of cholesterol efflux, and, as such, it's predicted to play a role in the development of age-associated diseases where cholesterol is a contributing factor," senior author Leonard Guarente, professor of biology,...
    on Oct 11, 2007 By: Leonard P. Guarente Source: U.S. News & World Report

  2. "We asked the Election Commission that while one member is disqualified retrospectively, how another member, similarly placed, can escape disqualification either by resigning or being protected by the efflux of time till a corrective law is...
    on May 31, 2006 By: LK Advani Source: Sify

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