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Meaning of diffuse

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: spread out; not concentrated in one place; "a large
             diffuse organization"
      2: (of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected
         [syn: {soft}, {diffuse}, {diffused}] [ant: {concentrated},
      3: lacking conciseness; "a diffuse historical novel"
      v 1: move outward; "The soldiers fanned out" [syn: {diffuse},
           {spread}, {spread out}, {fan out}]
      2: 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" [syn: {permeate}, {pervade}, {penetrate},
         {interpenetrate}, {diffuse}, {imbue}, {riddle}]
      3: cause to become widely known; "spread information";
         "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news" [syn: {circulate},
         {circularize}, {circularise}, {distribute}, {disseminate},
         {propagate}, {broadcast}, {spread}, {diffuse}, {disperse},
         {pass around}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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