Thesaurus for diffuse
Pronunciation of diffuse: D IH0 F Y UW1 S (dɪf'jus)
Number of syllables of diffuse: 2
Pronunciation Video of diffuse
Definition of diffuse
- (v): cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
- (v): spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"
- (v): move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"
- (s): spread out; not concentrated in one place; "a large diffuse organization"
- (s): lacking conciseness; "a diffuse historical novel"
Examples of diffuse
- After the reign of Louis the Pious the capitularies became long and diffuse.
- I'd hoped the comment might raise a slight smile and diffuse some of the angst.
- Diffuse some of the information out of the opening and into subsections.
- The criticism of the word is too diffuse to mention in the article, however.
- In cloudy climates, diffuse light from the sky is the main source of lighting.
- The cells are the minimum barrier to diffuse.
- He experienced low back pain which then became a diffuse numbness in the legs.
- Generally, the smaller the cell is, the faster things diffuse.
- The diffuse seedhead is often half the size of the entire plant.
- The contents then diffuse across the synapse to the post synaptic terminal.