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DIFFUSED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does diffused mean? 

DIFFUSED (adjective)
  The adjective DIFFUSED has 2 senses:

1. (of light rays) subjected to scattering by reflection from a rough surface or transmission through a translucent material
2. (of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected

  Familiarity information: DIFFUSED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DIFFUSED (adjective)


Sense 1diffused [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of light rays) subjected to scattering by reflection from a rough surface or transmission through a translucent material

Context example:

diffused light

Similar:

distributed (spread out or scattered about or divided up)


Sense 2diffused [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected

Synonyms:

diffuse; diffused; soft


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