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diffuse (something) through (something)

To scatter or spread through a particular place or thing. Is there something I can use to diffuse the sunlight through this area for the photo? A second air conditioner should help to diffuse cold air throughout the entire house.
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diffuse something through something (else)

to distribute or scatter something through something else. The chemical process diffused the purple color through the liquid. Let us try to diffuse the medication through the bloodstream as rapidly as possible.
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diffuse through something

to spread or scatter through something. The smell diffused through the office through the ventilating system. The dye diffused through the water rapidly.
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His group discovered two such mobile signposts, called netrins, that diffuse from target cells.
Architects there have responded with a "breakthrough" sky-light device that properly diffuses sunlight in all seasons and provides fifty percent of room light.
But as the problem persists, more substance P gets released, diffuses farther away , and excites distant neurons that normally answer to stimuli from areas beyond the injury.
The motion, called reptation, suggests a reptilian slithering, which approximates how a tangled polymer - like a basket of snakes - behaves as it diffuses from one surface to another.
The researchers report that a Striga root tip releases an enzyme that they think diffuses through the soil and reacts with a sorghum root to form another quinone compound, which in turn diffuses back toward the Striga root, where it triggers haustoria formation.
As expected, the retinoic acid concentrations were highest along the back margin and lowest along the front margin, supporting the researchers' supposition that retinoic acid is produced in the posterior part of the limb bud and diffuses from there.