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Overview of verb diffuse

The verb diffuse has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (1) diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out

(move outward; "The soldiers fanned out")

2. (1) permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue, riddle

(spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks")

3. (1) circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around

(cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news")

Overview of adj diffused

The adj diffused has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) diffused

((of light rays) subjected to scattering by reflection from a rough surface or transmission through a translucent material; "diffused light")

2. soft, diffuse, diffused

((of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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