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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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Pore constrictions are significant for flow resistance, particularly when surface diffusion and capillary condensation phenomena occur in systems with a quite large internal surface area.
The four basic transport mechanisms across porous membranes are known as Poiseuille flow, Knudsen diffusion, surface diffusion and capillary condensation [7, 11].
Diffusion Weighted images (DWI) were obtained using a single-shot echo planar spin echo technique (TR/TE/NEX: 4200/140 ms/I) with diffusion sensitivities of b values = 0, 500 and 1000 s/mm2 on a 1.5-Tesla MR scanner (GE Health Care Signa H D).
The diagnostic accuracy of Diffusion weighted MRI for differentiating benign and malignant Meningiomas was calculated in terms of sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive values and negative predictive values keeping histopathology as gold standard.
In Freudenberg's sealing concept, an elastomer seal is applied directly onto the gas diffusion layers during the injection molding process.
The geometry of the seal fulfills two functions: First, it must securely enclose the PEM between the two gas diffusion layers.
proved that the diffusion filter would be solved using the space of functions [18].
The current study is concerned with filling this research gap and investigates the state-level diffusion process of PFP using policy diffusion theory.
'Within the diffusion period, no fewer than fifteen unexploded ordinances (UXO) being the civil war leftovers/Bomb of various calibres recovered during farming,building and road constructions were successfully demolished by the operatives of Explosive Ordinance Department (E.O.D) of the Enugu state police command, without any adverse report just as the entire area was also rendered safe and secured after the exercise.
Quantitative diagnosis of cancer from DWI relies on metrics computed as the parameters of a "signal attenuation" model fitted to the diffusion signal data.
In our previous study [22], a new high throughput method named "kinetic diffusion couple" (KDC) was designed for rapidly mapping microstructural and mechanical properties in Ti-Al-Mo systems by using the same Ti-5.04Al/Ti-1.52Mo (at.%) diffusion couple studied in this paper.
In the meantime, many models of gas phase diffusion have been built by using EIS for fuel cells such as the stagnant gas layer above electrodes [1, 3], gas diffusion electrodes [15], and mass transport contribution in diffusion limitation [12].
The chloride diffusion coefficient is the most important parameter when predicting the chloride ingress in concrete.
Compared to diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), high angular resolution diffusion imaging (HARDI) could resolve multiple intravoxel fiber orientations contained in a WM voxel.
This diffusion microchip system can be applied for evaluating transdermal delivery in the future.