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diffuse

Botany
1. (esp of some creeping stems) spreading loosely over a large area
2. (of plant growth) occurring throughout a tissue
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You can begin diffusing fifteen to twenty minutes a day.
Soon after we can arrive in Germany where this Italian export is seen diffusing into the cultural bloodstream in three articles on nation-building humanism: Ulrich Muhlack, "The Project of the Germania illustrata, a Paradigm for the Diffusion of Humanism?
The researchers have thought that these so-called morphogens create chemical maps by simply diffusing through an embryo.
makers of Oshadhi aromatherapy oils and diffusers and other lines of aromatherapy products, is offering retailers and consumers a broad array of choices for diffusing essential oils.
Degassing by using inert or active gases reduces hydrogen concentrations by diffusing it into bubbles of the fluxing gas corresponding to the partial pressure of hydrogen in the fluxing gas.
Pulmonary function testing revealed reduced lung volumes, including forced ventilatory capacity (46% of predicted), forced expiratory volume in 1 sec (54% of predicted), total lung capacity (53% of predicted), functional residual capacity (43% of predicted), and carbon monoxide diffusing capacity (36% of predicted).
A 14m wall of frosted glass runs north-west down the centre of the apartment, separating day from night zones and diffusing east and west light.
If the ions of calcium and phosphate combine before diffusing into teeth, the resulting calcium phosphate quickly crystallizes and can't penetrate the enamel.
Global illumination increases the photorealism of computer-generated images by mimicking the subtleties of natural light, diffusing color properties as light radiates between objects.
Enveloped by a delicate, light diffusing screen of iroko, a new gallery for the KwaZulu-Natal Society of Arts in Durban combines elements of solidity and transparency in a thoughtful yet expressive refinement of function.