diffuser

Definitions

Aviation

Construction

  • Any device or surface that scatters light or sound from a source.
  • A circular, square, or rectangular air distribution outlet, generally located in the ceiling, and comprised of deflecting members to discharge supply air in various directions.

Electronics

  • A device utilized to disperse light or sound. Used, for instance, to guide the sound emanating from a horn speaker. Also spelled diffusor.
  • synonymdiffusor

Media Studies

  • noun tracing paper or some other transparent material, fixed over a light to make it less bright and harsh
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