EFFU'SION, noun effu'zhon. The act of pouring out as a liquid.
1. The act of pouring out; a shedding or spilling; waste; as the effusion of blood.
2. The pouring out of words.
3. The act of pouring out or bestowing divine influence; as the effusions of the Holy Spirit; effusions of grade.
4. That which is poured out.
Wash me with that precious effusion and I shall be whiter than snow.
5. Liberal donation. [Not used.]