[dih-fyoo-zuh-buh l]


capable of being diffused.

Origin of diffusible

First recorded in 1775–85; diffuse + -ible
Related formsdif·fus·i·bil·i·ty, dif·fus·i·ble·ness, noundif·fus·i·bly, adverbnon·dif·fus·i·ble, adjectivenon·dif·fus·i·ble·ness, nounnon·dif·fus·i·bly, adverbun·dif·fus·i·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for diffusibility

Historical Examples of diffusibility

  • It is not to be understood by this, however, that diffusibility is of no consequence in determining the rate of absorption.

    On Digestive Proteolysis

    R. H. Chittenden

  • Nitrate of soda also seems to increase the diffusibility of potash salts.

  • Graham studied the diffusibility of substances in solution through the parchment membrane of a simple dialyzer.

    The Chemistry of Plant Life

    Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher

  • Here also the diffusibility of the salt was too powerful for the force brought against it.