Circumfusion
Circumfusion Cir`cum*fu"sion, n. [L. circumfusio.] The act of pouring or spreading round; the state of being spread round. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

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  • circumfusion — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ˈfyüzhən noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin circumfusion , circumfusio, from Latin circumfusus + ion , io ion : the act of circumfusing or state of being circumfused the circumfusion of the smoke the circumfusion of the island by fog …   Useful english dictionary

  • circumfusion — noun see circumfuse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • circumfusion — See circumfuse. * * * …   Universalium

  • circumfusion — noun diffusion, suffusion See Also: circumfuse …   Wiktionary

  • circumfusion — cir·cum·fu·sion …   English syllables

  • circumfuse — circumfusion /serr keuhm fyooh zheuhn/, n. /serr keuhm fyoohz /, v.t., circumfused, circumfusing. 1. to pour around; diffuse. 2. to surround as with a fluid; suffuse: An atmosphere of joy circumfused the celebration. [1590 1600; < L circumfusus… …   Universalium

  • circumfuse — transitive verb ( fused; fusing) Etymology: Latin circumfusus, past participle of circumfundere to pour around, from circum + fundere to pour more at found Date: 1605 surround, envelop • circumfusion noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • broadcast — Synonyms and related words: accessible, advertise, advertisement, affirmed, air, airing, announce, announced, announcement, annunciate, attenuation, bandying, beam, bed, bestrew, blazon, book, broadcasting, brought to notice, bruit about,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • broadcasting — Synonyms and related words: FCC, FM broadcasting, Federal Communications Commission, airing, attenuation, bandying, book, broadcast, bruiting, bruiting about, circulation, circumfusion, diffraction, diffusion, dilution, dispensation, dispersal,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • diffraction — Synonyms and related words: amplitude, antinode, attenuation, broadcast, broadcasting, circumfusion, crest, de Broglie wave, deflection, deflexure, diffusion, dilution, dispensation, dispersal, dispersion, dissemination, dissipation, distortion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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