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ef·fuse

(ef-yūz'),
Thin and widely spread; denoting the surface character of a bacterial culture.
[L. ef-fundo, pp. -fusus; to pour out]

effuse

(ĭ-fyo͞os′)
adj. Biology
Spreading out loosely: an effuse thallus.
v. (ĭ-fyo͞oz′) ef·fused, ef·fusing, ef·fuses
v.tr.
1. To pour out (a liquid).
2. To radiate; diffuse.
v.intr.
1. To spread or flow out.
2. To ooze forth; exude.

effuse

(ĕ-fūs′) [L. effusio, pour out]
Thin, widely spreading; applied to a bacterial growth that forms a very delicate film over a surface.
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You should see these guys, Dad," Bill effused on a phone call from South Dakota late last March.
I've seen a lot of photos and renderings of new green homes and not so many are memorable - but The Sage home stuck out," effused Matt Hickman, a New York City-based green-home blogger with the Mother Nature Network.
Invariably, such anniversary stories are effused with hyperbole, and all moments of sea-change have their schedules of both precedence and delayed uptake or rejection in certain quarters.
News under the headline banner "Physics Superstar," and The New York Times Magazine, in two separate full-length articles in 2007 and 2008, effused that he was "box office gold" (Heffernan).
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T he Rev Myriah Daniels effused American verbosity, but she also probably revealed the most relevant background material.
The buck sergeant at Parks AFB, who effused over my assignment, had been right in one respect.
The Qur'an echoes this truth by, on the one hand, emphasizing God's omni-presence and immanence, while on the other, refuting the idea that God is rank and file with other things and that He subsists alongside the things that have effused from Himself.
As recently as February 2004 colleague Andrew Baldwin in his review effused - "Quite simply, every element of the eating experience at the Woolpack was pleasurable.
We're scrambling to get the record out to back up the demand for the music," co-founder Mark Hudson effused.
These new trade regulations, Gardner effused, "will subject countries to an unprecedented degree of international surveillance over up to now sacrosanct 'domestic' policies.