Definition of Diffusion. Meaning of Diffusion. Synonyms of Diffusion

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Definition of Diffusion

Diffusion
Diffusion Dif*fu"sion, n. [L. diffusio: cf. F. diffusion.] 1. The act of diffusing, or the state of being diffused; a spreading; extension; dissemination; circulation; dispersion. A diffusion of knowledge which has undermined superstition. --Burke. 2. (Physiol.) The act of passing by osmosis through animal membranes, as in the distribution of poisons, gases, etc., through the body. Unlike absorption, diffusion may go on after death, that is, after the blood ceases to circulate. Syn: Extension; spread; propagation; circulation; expansion; dispersion.

Meaning of Diffusion from wikipedia

- Diffusion is the net movement of anything (for example, atoms, ions, molecules, energy) generally from a region of higher concentration to a region of...
- Diffusion of innovations is a theory that s****s to explain how, why, and at what rate new ideas and technology spread. Everett Rogers, a professor of...
- Fick's laws of diffusion describe diffusion and were derived by Adolf Fick in 1855. They can be used to solve for the diffusion coefficient, D. Fick's...
- Diffusion pumps use a high speed jet of vapor to direct gas molecules in the pump throat down into the bottom of the pump and out the exhaust. They were...
- The diffusion equation is a parabolic partial differential equation. In physics, it describes the macroscopic behavior of many micro-particles in Brownian...
- Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI or DW-MRI) is the use of specific MRI sequences as well as software that generates images from the...
- Molecular diffusion, often simply called diffusion, is the thermal motion of all (liquid or gas) particles at temperatures above absolute zero. The rate...
- Diffusion current Density is a current in a semiconductor caused by the diffusion of charge carriers (holes and/or electrons). This is the current which...
- Demic diffusion, as opposed to trans-cultural diffusion, is a demographic term referring to a migratory model, developed by Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza...
- Diffusivity, m**** diffusivity or diffusion coefficient is a proportionality constant between the molar flux due to molecular diffusion and the gradient in the...