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diffuse

 
1. (dĭ-fūs´) not definitely limited or localized.
2. (dĭ-fūz´) to pass through or to spread widely through a tissue or substance.

dif·fuse

1. To disseminate; to spread about.
2. Disseminated; spread about; not restricted.
[L. dif-fundo, pp. -fusus, to pour in different directions]

diffuse

/dif·fuse/
1. (dĭ-fūs´) not definitely limited or localized.
2. (dĭ-fūz´) to pass through or to spread widely through a tissue or substance.

diffuse

[difyo̅o̅z′]
Etymology: L, diffundere, to spread out
becoming widely spread, such as through a membrane or fluid.

dif·fuse

(di-fyūz, di-fyūs)
1. To disseminate; to spread about.
2. Disseminated; spread about; not restricted.
[L. dif-fundo, pp. -fusus, to pour in different directions]

diffuse

spread-out; non-compact, non-circumscribed

diffuse

1. not definitely limited or localized.
2. to pass through or to spread widely through a tissue or substance.

diffuse intravascular coagulation
see disseminated intravascular coagulation.
diffuse placentation
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The intensity distribution for the rendering [1] fused light is wide, has a long tail, and a lower mean than the intensity distribution for the diffused light.
Four to five were diffused and the remaining three to four have been diffused by the army.
Historically, it was one of the herbs diffused in homes and hospitals during the plague to protect people from infection.
The products of those reactions then diffused out of the cell.
Many providers and manufacturers assume that, once a technology has received FDA approval or has become widely diffused, any shift in outcome represents only the natural evolution of technology and thus may not warrant additional scrutiny.
Two rooms of the building were completely destroyed while police diffused the other bomb.
2002), a new integrated therapeutic strategy has been introduced in which the diffused abdominal tumor is removed by peritonectomy and resection of the involved organs; the peritoneal cavity is then successively inundated with a solution containing antitumor drugs (cisplatin, doxorubicin) heated to 41-42[degrees]C.
Then, they scanned the selenide surface with a second laser for signs of spins that had diffused through the boundary.
Rather, blood type mutations develop randomly and then become diffused as populations grow and change, so they serve as good indicators of how genetically distant one group may be from another.
MUZAFFARGARH, October 10, 2011 (Frontier Star): Bomb planted in an oil tanker stationed along the wall of Pak-Arab Oil Refinery here has been diffused on Sunday.
After the information from locals, the bomb disposal squad was called which diffused these explosive mines.

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