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 for Diffused
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Diffused \Dif*fused"\, a.
     Spread abroad; dispersed; loose; flowing; diffuse.
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           It grew to be a widely diffused opinion. --Hawthorne.
     -- Dif*fus"ed*ly, adv. -- Dif*fus"ed*ness, n.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Diffuse \Dif*fuse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Diffused; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Diffusing.] [L. diffusus, p. p. of diffundere to
     pour out, to diffuse; dif- = dis- + fundere to pour. See
     Fuse to melt.]
     To pour out and cause to spread, as a fluid; to cause to flow
     on all sides; to send out, or extend, in all directions; to
     spread; to circulate; to disseminate; to scatter; as to
     diffuse information.
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           Thence diffuse
           His good to worlds and ages infinite.    --Milton.
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           We find this knowledge diffused among all civilized
           nations.                                 --Whewell.
  
     Syn: To expand; spread; circulate; extend; scatter; disperse;
          publish; proclaim.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  diffused
      adj 1: (of light rays) subjected to scattering by reflection
             from a rough surface or transmission through a
             translucent material; "diffused light"
      2: (of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected
         [syn: soft, diffuse, diffused] [ant: concentrated,
         hard]

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