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diffusion coefficient

  
, constant  
      n   the rate at which a diffusing substance is transported between opposite faces of a unit cube of a system when there is unit concentration difference between them.,   (Symbol)    D     (Also called)    diffusivity  
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diffusion  
      n  
1    the act or process of diffusing or being diffused; dispersion  
2    verbosity  
3      (Physics)  
a    the random thermal motion of atoms, molecules, clusters of atoms, etc., in gases, liquids, and some solids  
b    the transfer of atoms or molecules by their random motion from one part of a medium to another  
4      (Physics)   the transmission or reflection of electromagnetic radiation, esp. light, in which the radiation is scattered in many directions and not directly reflected or refracted; scattering  
5      (Also called)    diffusivity     (Physics)   the degree to which the directions of propagation of reverberant sound waves differ from point to point in an enclosure  
6      (Anthropol)   the transmission of social institutions, skills, and myths from one culture to another  


diffusion coefficient   , constant  
      n   the rate at which a diffusing substance is transported between opposite faces of a unit cube of a system when there is unit concentration difference between them.,   (Symbol)    D     (Also called)    diffusivity  

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diffusion

  
1    circulation, dispersal, dispersion, dissemination, dissipation, distribution, expansion, propaganda, propagation, scattering, spread  
2    circuitousness, diffuseness, digressiveness, discursiveness, long-windedness, prolixity, rambling, verbiage, verbosity, wandering, wordiness  

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