Predicate: diffuse

Roleset id: diffuse.01 , spread thinly, dispersing or spreading thinly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

diffuse.01: DIFFUSE-V NOTES: Framed by Neville. (from diffuse.01-v) DIFFUSION-N NOTES: diffuse.01 (from diffusion.01-n) DIFFUSE-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on SHARP-SRED (from diffuse.01-j)


diffuse (v.)
diffuse (j.)
diffusion (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent or cause (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: theme, thing diffused (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)

Example: diffuse-v: unaccusative

        We waited with baited breath for the gas to diffuse.

        Rel: diffused
        Arg1: the gas

Example: diffusion-n: metaphorical (concept)

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        The four main elements in the diffusion of new ideas are: the innovation, communication channels, time, and the social system.

        Rel: diffusion
        Arg1: of new ideas

Predicate: diffusely

Roleset id: diffusely.02 , spread thinly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

diffusely.02: DIFFUSELY-J NOTES: Comparison with diffuse.01-j and diffuse.01-v. (from diffusely.01-j)


diffusely (j.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent/cause
        Arg1-PPT: theme, thin thing

Example: diffusely-j: arg 1

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        The SFA is diffusely ectatic.

        Arg1: The SFA
        Rel: diffusely
        Argm-adv: ectatic.