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diffusion (plural diffusions)
- the act of diffusing or dispersing something, or the property of being diffused or dispersed; dispersion
- (physics) the scattering of light by reflection from a rough surface, or by passage through a translucent medium
- (physics) the intermingling of the molecules of a fluid due to random thermal agitation
- the spread of cultural or linguistic practices, or social institutions, in one or more communities
- (physics, weather) Exchange of airborne media between regions in space in an apparently random motion of a small scale.
- the movement of water vapor from regions of high concentration (high water vapor pressure) toward regions of lower concentration.
(physics) the intermingling of the molecules
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diffusion f (plural diffusions)