diffusive

[dih-fyoo-siv]
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Origin of diffusive

First recorded in 1605–15; diffuse + -ive
Related formsdif·fu·sive·ly, adverbdif·fu·sive·ness, nounin·ter·dif·fu·sive, adjectivein·ter·dif·fu·sive·ness, nounself-dif·fu·sive, adjectiveself-dif·fu·sive·ly, adverbself-dif·fu·sive·ness, nounun·dif·fu·sive, adjectiveun·dif·fu·sive·ly, adverbun·dif·fu·sive·ness, noun
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diffusive

adjective
  1. characterized by diffusion
Derived Formsdiffusively, adverbdiffusiveness, noun
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