circumfuse

circumfuse

[sur-kuhm-fyooz]
verb (used with object), circumfused, circumfusing.
1.
to pour around; diffuse.
2.
to surround as with a fluid; suffuse: An atmosphere of joy circumfused the celebration.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin circumfūsus (past participle of circumfundere to pour around). See circum-, fuse2

circumfusion [sur-kuhm-fyoo-zhuhn] , noun
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circumfuse (ˌsɜːkəmˈfjuːz)
 
vb
1.  to pour or spread (a liquid, powder, etc) around
2.  to surround with a substance, such as a liquid
 
[C16: from Latin circumfūsus, from circumfundere to pour around, from circum- + fundere to pour]
 
circumfusion
 
n

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