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Yoga Korunta

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08 August 2006

Tuesday's Word: efflorescence

ef·flo·res·cence* ( P ) Pronunciation Key (fl-rsns)n.

Botany. A state or time of flowering; anthesis.

A gradual process of unfolding or developing.
The highest point; the culmination. See Synonyms at bloom1.

Chemistry.
The deposit that results from the process of efflorescing. Also called bloom1.
The process of efflorescing.
A growth of salt crystals on a surface caused by evaporation of salt-laden water.

Pathology. Redness, a rash, or an eruption on the skin.


Efflorescence occurs in masonry construction, particularly brick, when water moving through a wall or other structure brings natural salts to the surface. The resulting white deposits are commonly referred to as "efflorescence" in this instance.**

* Dictionary.com
**Wikipedia

13 Comments:

Blogger catherine belle said...

How about epiphany as your next word?

18:42  
Blogger Yoga Korunta said...

Anything for a woman whose name means "beautiful!"

Thank you for reading and thank you for teaching.

18:58  
Blogger catherine belle said...

Just so you know, I moved on to a different place of employment. Grass seems much greener on this side.

19:25  
Blogger DivaJood said...

I thought today was Monday. Where did I miss a day?

19:56  
Blogger Yoga Korunta said...

Catherine, it's good to know you're moving up. Thanks for reading!

Diva Jood, is it Monday already?

20:25  
Blogger DivaJood said...

Yoga, now I'm really confused. It's almost Tuesday. I think.

00:46  
Blogger Yoga Korunta said...

Where does the time go when blogging!

08:16  
Blogger barbie2be said...

you mean, it's NOT tuesday?

11:07  
Blogger Yoga Korunta said...

Blue Gal's smart, let's ask her!

11:43  
Blogger DivaJood said...

I have a Master's Degree. Doesn't that make me smart too? (Okay, so it's a Masters in Fine Art, but still.)

23:17  
Blogger Yoga Korunta said...

Don't know when there will be time for more diplomas; too busy!

04:55  
Blogger barbie2be said...

david, a look to the left tells me that you have figured out where to put the code. :) good for you!

16:21  
Blogger Yoga Korunta said...

Thanks, Barbie! This is fun!

17:37  

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