diffuse

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  • A sense of well-being had been diffused in the two old men by food and rest. Cited from Harvest, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • Certainly a good type when once hit upon was diffused widely. Cited from A Study of Fairy Tales, by Laura F. Kready
  • Health, happiness, even education, however diffused, do not alone make life worth living. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 96, October, 1865, by Various
  • They are unable to provide significant power in diffused light conditions.
  • Three part songs are more diffused and can be sang by men and women.
  • If you allow gas its expansion it diffuses itself and is lost. Cited from To-morrow? by Victoria Cross
  • Other methods that are not so widely used at present can measure the diffusing capacity.
  • She was too well diffused to catch the feel of any sharp firm edge. Cited from Three Lives, by Gertrude Stein
  • For being seated in the highest parts of the body it diffuses its force into every member. Cited from The Works of Aristotle, the Famous Philosopher, by Anonymous
  • Yet there were no distinct class-lines, and popular power, like popular education, was widely diffused. Cited from Montcalm and Wolfe, by Francis Parkman
  • Three part songs are more diffused and can be sung by men and women.
  • Never was learning so diffused nor the content of scholarship so large as now. Cited from Preaching and Paganism, by Albert Parker Fitch
  • During this period, many sound changes diffused across the entire area, often uniformly.
  • She diffuses more knowledge in her conversation than any woman I know, or, indeed, almost any man. Cited from The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay Volume 1
  • Blood sometimes appears blue, and veins appear blue because light is diffused by skin.
  • However, the two letters give no information about the appearance of the city and events during the following decades remain diffuse.
  • In general, the crown's authority diffused away with the increasing distance from the capital.
  • Some solar cells work better in direct sunlight, others can use more diffuse light.
  • It diffused itself over every action of her life. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. I, Jun, 1862, Number VI, by Various
  • The joy diffused throughout the little circle at this news was great. Cited from Aurelian, by William Ware
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Meaning of diffuse

  • verb Move outward
    The soldiers fanned out