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See also: Diffusion
- 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)
- broadcasting, showing
- dissemination, diffusion (of culture, knowledge, etc.)
- circulation (of a news medium)
- (physics) diffusion