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Synonyms for diffusion

Synonyms for diffusion

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Synonyms for diffusion

(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

the spread of social institutions (and myths and skills) from one society to another

the property of being diffused or dispersed

the act of dispersing or diffusing something

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The catalytic hydrogenation of iso-valeraldehyde is a heterogeneous gas-liquid-solid catalyzed reaction, which might be influenced by inter and intra catalyst particles diffusional resistances.
5V/nm, the liquid needle underwent a solidification phase transition, exhibited by freezing of the diffusional motion, and culminating in the formation of a formamide single crystal characterized by a structure that differs from that of the x-ray crystallographic one determined years ago under zero-field conditions.
diffusional enthalpy flux given by the contribution of products of partial molar enthalpy and diffusional molar flux of each species to the molecular flux of thermal energy in binary and multi-component mixtures) (Belfiore, 2003), and temperature-dependent physicochemical properties of the reactive gas mixture.
This gradually evolves into a two-time constant response as a diffusional component becomes apparent.
Luu and Hutter (1) used a diffusional movement from a single fat compartment into a sequestered compartment within the main fat compartment.
infinity]] represent the weight of the swelled hydrogels at time t and at equilibrium respectively, A: is a characteristic constant of the hydrogel, and n is the diffusional exponent, which is indicative of the transport mechanism; n = 0.
There were no intraparticle diffusional resistance for their catalysts of the average particle size of 660 [micro]m.
High shear is typically applied today to create the small size droplets (anywhere in the range of 50-500 nm) and the combination of a surfactant and a low molecular weight, highly water insoluble costabilizer is used to maintain their stability against collisional and diffusional (Ostwald ripening) degradation.
com/research/64149d/diffusion_and_diff) has announced the addition of the "Diffusion and Diffusional Phase Transformations in Alloys" report to their offering.
This behavior implies that the diffusional pathway for water in PFCA is less tortuous than in PFSA, which is consistent with Yeager's conclusion that carboxylate polymer has larger diffusion coefficients compared with sulphonate polymer [57].
According to this model, the diffusional resistance for the gaseous reactant in the solid is considered negligible and the reaction occurs throughout the solid homogenously.
Diffusional Growth Kinetics of Boride Layers on Iron-Chromium Alloys
Evidently, reinforcement mechanisms in terms of molecular weight role are different, suggesting for the first one a predominant shear/elongational stress contribution to dispersion and reinforcement and, for the second one, a more diffusional, molecular interlocking phenomenon.
Peppas, "A Model of Dissolution-Controlled, Diffusional Drug Release from Non-Swellable Polymeric Microspheres," J.
The technology embraces diffusional, erosional, bilayer, and multi-drug systems that can optimize oral drug delivery for both soluble and insoluble drugs.