diffuse spectrum

diffuse spectrum

[də′fyüs ′spek·trəm]
(spectroscopy)
Any spectrum having lines which are very broad even when there is no possibility of line broadening by collisions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Much has changed between then and now, and the four young civil rights activists, once united in a single cause, have in time scattered across the diffuse spectrum of the Left.