HyperDic: suffusion

English > 1 sense of the word suffusion:
NOUNprocesssuffusion, permeation, pervasionthe process of permeating / permeating / permeating or infusing something with a substance
English > suffusion: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of permeating / permeating / permeating or infusing something with a substance.
Synonymspermeation, pervasion
Narrowerammonificationimpregnation with ammonia or a compound of ammonia
carbonationsaturation with carbon dioxide (as soda water)
impregnation, saturationThe process of totally saturating something with a substance
Broaderdiffusion(physics) the process in which there is movement of a substance from an area of high concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration
Spanishsaturación
Verbssuffuseto become overspread as with a fluid, a colour, a gleam of light
suffusecause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across

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