—v., -fused, -fus•ing,
to pour out or forth; shed; disseminate: The town effuses warmth and hospitality.
1. to exude; flow out.
2. Physics.(of a gas) to flow through a very small orifice.
1. scattered; profuse.
2. Bot.spread out loosely.
3. (of certain shells) having the lips separated by a gap or groove.
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