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diffusion

synonym (synonym of diffusion)

hypernym (diffusion IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (physics) the process in which there is movement of a substance from an area of high concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration (noun.process)
    a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) (noun.process)
     
  • the act of dispersing or diffusing something (noun.act)
    act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time (noun.act)
     
  • the property of being diffused or dispersed (noun.attribute)
    the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume (noun.attribute)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF diffusion relation)

  • (physics) the process in which there is movement of a substance from an area of high concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration (noun.process)
    (biology, chemistry) diffusion of molecules through a semipermeable membrane from a place of higher concentration to a place of lower concentration un more.. (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of permeating or infusing something with a substance (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes (noun.process)
     
  • the act of dispersing or diffusing something (noun.act)
    the dispersion of fungicides or insecticides or fertilizer on growing crops (often from a low-flying aircraft) (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from diffusion)

domain category (diffusion is domain category of ....)

  • (physics) the process in which there is movement of a substance from an area of high concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration (noun.process)
    the science of matter and energy and their interactions (noun.cognition)
     
  • the spread of social institutions (and myths and skills) from one society to another (noun.event)
    myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person (noun.group)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category dissemination dispersal dispersion spread spreading dispersion action activity natural action crop-dusting spraying osmosis permeation pervasion suffusion broadcast circularise circularize diffuse imbue interpenetrate mythology natural philosophy physics

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