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ef·fuse

 (ĭ-fyo͞os′)
adj. Biology
Spreading out loosely: an effuse thallus.
v. (ĭ-fyo͞oz′) ef·fused, ef·fus·ing, ef·fus·es
v.tr.
1. To pour out (a liquid).
2. To radiate; diffuse.
v.intr.
1. To spread or flow out.
2. To ooze forth; exude.

[Latin effūsus, past participle of effundere, to pour out : ex-, ex- + fundere, to pour; see gheu- in Indo-European roots.]

effuse

vb
1. to pour or flow out
2. to spread out; diffuse
3. (intr) to talk profusely, esp in an excited manner
4. (General Physics) to cause (a gas) to flow or (of a gas) to flow under pressure
adj
(Botany) botany (esp of an inflorescence) spreading out loosely
[C16: from Latin effūsus poured out, from effundere to shed, from fundere to pour]

ef•fuse

(v. ɪˈfyuz; adj. ɪˈfyus)

v. -fused, -fus•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to pour out or forth.
v.i.
2. to exude; flow out.
adj.
3. scattered; profuse.
4. Bot. spread out loosely.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin effūsus, past participle of effundere to pour out =ef- ef- + fundere to pour; compare fuse2]

effuse


Past participle: effused
Gerund: effusing

Imperative
effuse
effuse
Present
I effuse
you effuse
he/she/it effuses
we effuse
you effuse
they effuse
Preterite
I effused
you effused
he/she/it effused
we effused
you effused
they effused
Present Continuous
I am effusing
you are effusing
he/she/it is effusing
we are effusing
you are effusing
they are effusing
Present Perfect
I have effused
you have effused
he/she/it has effused
we have effused
you have effused
they have effused
Past Continuous
I was effusing
you were effusing
he/she/it was effusing
we were effusing
you were effusing
they were effusing
Past Perfect
I had effused
you had effused
he/she/it had effused
we had effused
you had effused
they had effused
Future
I will effuse
you will effuse
he/she/it will effuse
we will effuse
you will effuse
they will effuse
Future Perfect
I will have effused
you will have effused
he/she/it will have effused
we will have effused
you will have effused
they will have effused
Future Continuous
I will be effusing
you will be effusing
he/she/it will be effusing
we will be effusing
you will be effusing
they will be effusing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been effusing
you have been effusing
he/she/it has been effusing
we have been effusing
you have been effusing
they have been effusing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been effusing
you will have been effusing
he/she/it will have been effusing
we will have been effusing
you will have been effusing
they will have been effusing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been effusing
you had been effusing
he/she/it had been effusing
we had been effusing
you had been effusing
they had been effusing
Conditional
I would effuse
you would effuse
he/she/it would effuse
we would effuse
you would effuse
they would effuse
Past Conditional
I would have effused
you would have effused
he/she/it would have effused
we would have effused
you would have effused
they would have effused
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.effuse - pour out; "effused brine"
pour - cause to run; "pour water over the floor"
2.effuse - flow or spill forth
emanate - proceed or issue forth, as from a source; "Water emanates from this hole in the ground"
3.effuse - give out or emit (also metaphorically); "The room effuses happiness"
give out, emit, give off - give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.; "The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits"

effuse

verb
To cause (a liquid) to flow in a steady stream:
decant, draw (off), pour.
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