ebullition

n.

  1. A boiling or bubbling up of a liquid; the motion produced in a liquid by its rapid conversion into vapor.
  2. 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.
  3. A sudden burst or violent display; an outburst; as, an ebullition of anger or ill temper.