Diffuse vs Euphotometric - What's the difference?

diffuse | euphotometric |


As a verb diffuse

is .

As an adjective euphotometric is

(of leaves) adjusting position to absorb maximum diffuse light.

diffuse

English

Etymology 1

(etyl), from (etyl) diffusus, past participle of

Verb

(diffus)
  • To spread over or through as in air, water, or other matter, especially by fluid motion or passive means.
  • * Whewell
  • We find this knowledge diffused among all civilized nations.
  • To be spread over or through as in air, water, or other matter, especially by fluid motion or passive means.
  • Food coloring diffuses in water.
    The riot diffused quite suddenly.
    Derived terms
    * diffuser

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) diffusus

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Everywhere or throughout everything; not focused or concentrated.
  • Such a diffuse effort is unlikely to produce good results.
    Derived terms
    * diffusely

    euphotometric

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (of leaves) Adjusting position to absorb maximum diffuse light.
  • Hypernyms

    * photometric