diffusive

[ dih-fyoo-siv ]
/ dɪˈfyu sɪv /

adjective

tending to diffuse; characterized by diffusion.

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Origin of diffusive

First recorded in 1605–15; diffuse + -ive

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British Dictionary definitions for diffusive

diffusive
/ (dɪˈfjuːsɪv) /

adjective

characterized by diffusion

Derived forms of diffusive

diffusively, adverbdiffusiveness, noun
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