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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
His good to worlds and ages infinite. --Milton.
We find this knowledge diffused among all civilized
Syn: To expand; spread; circulate; extend; scatter; disperse;
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: spreading by diffusion [syn: diffusing(a), diffusive,
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