Translation of diffuse in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo/dɪˈfjuːz/
- [heat/particle] difundir, esparcir*; [light] tamizar*, difuminar [knowledge/news] [formal], difundirExample sentences
- During such movement, oil molecules diffused into the cytoplasm of both palisade and spongy cells.
- The interior of channel-forming membrane proteins contains a column of water molecules through which protons and other small ions can diffuse across the membrane.
- Unfortunately, the majority of cancer deaths are due to metastases from malignant cells that have stealthily diffused into adjacent tissues and into organs far from the primary.
- The fourth side is screened by lightweight wattle wall that gently diffuses the harsh light.
- It's refreshing these days to be reminded how good film can be when film-makers don't plane every rough edge and diffuse each harsh ray of sun, like make-over artists gone berserk.
- Upstairs, etched glass light wells diffuse luminance into the restaurant and glazed screens enclose private rooms.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo/dɪˈfjuːz/
- [heat/wave] difundirse, esparcirse*; [news/customs] [formal], difundirseExample sentences
- It works efficiently to create and diffuse purchasing power throughout the economy and disseminate liquidity throughout the financial system.
- It has diffused a wider lack of confidence on the part of investors and consumers, accentuating the trend towards recession.
- But slowly, in the course of time the proletarian agenda of the communist parties is also diffusing rapidly.
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