circumfundere

circumfundere
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  • Circumfuse — Cir cum*fuse , v. t. [L. circumfusus, p. p. of circumfundere to pour around; circum + fundere to pour.] To pour round; to spread round. [1913 Webster] His army circumfused on either wing. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circumfuse — transitive verb ( fused; fusing) Etymology: Latin circumfusus, past participle of circumfundere to pour around, from circum + fundere to pour more at found Date: 1605 surround, envelop • circumfusion noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • circumfuse — circumfusion /serr keuhm fyooh zheuhn/, n. /serr keuhm fyoohz /, v.t., circumfused, circumfusing. 1. to pour around; diffuse. 2. to surround as with a fluid; suffuse: An atmosphere of joy circumfused the celebration. [1590 1600; < L circumfusus… …   Universalium

  • envelop — I verb beleaguer, beseige, beset, blanket, box, cage, circumfundere, circumscribe, cloak, cloister, close in, compass, conceal, confine, corral, cover, curtain, edge, embox, embrace, encapsulate, encase, encircle, enclose, encompass, enfold,… …   Law dictionary

  • circumfusa — (sir kom fu za) s. m. plur. Nom qu en hygiène on donne à une classe des choses qui font la matière de l hygiène, comprenant l atmosphère, les climats, les habitations, en un mot tout ce qui agit habituellement sur l homme par une influence… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • circonfondere — cir·con·fón·de·re v.tr. (io circonfóndo) BU circondare, avvolgere tutt intorno | estens., illuminare tutt intorno: circonfondere di luce {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: av. 1342. ETIMO: dal lat. circumfŭndĕre, v. anche fondere. NOTA GRAMMATICALE: per la …   Dizionario italiano

  • circonfondere — /tʃirkon fondere/ v. tr. [dal lat. circumfundĕre versare, spargere intorno ] (coniug. come fondere ), lett. [spargere tutt intorno, riferito all aria, all acqua, e più spesso alla luce] ▶◀ avvolgere, pervadere, (lett.) soffondere …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • circumfuse — [ˌsə:kəm fju:z] verb archaic pour (a liquid) so as to encircle something. Origin C16: from L. circumfus , circumfundere pour around …   English new terms dictionary

  • circumfuse — cir•cum•fuse [[t]ˌsɜr kəmˈfyuz[/t]] v. t. fused, fus•ing 1) to pour around; spread 2) to surround as with a fluid; suffuse • Etymology: 1590–1600; < L circumfūsus, ptp. of circumfundere to pour around. See circum , fuse II cir cum•fu′sion ˈfyu …   From formal English to slang

  • circumfuse — [sʉr΄kəm fyo͞oz′] vt. circumfused, circumfusing [< L circumfusus, pp. of circumfundere < circum, around + fundere, to pour: see FOUND3] 1. to pour or spread (a fluid) around; diffuse 2. to surround (with a fluid); suffuse ( in) circumfusion …   English World dictionary

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