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Synonyms for dissipate

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Synonyms for dissipate

to cause to separate and go in various directions

to disappear by or as if by rising

to spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

to use up foolishly or needlessly

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Synonyms for dissipate

to cause to separate and go in different directions

spend frivolously and unwisely

live a life of pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption

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Of course, transistor typically dissipates much more power than the diode.
Five generations of Marxist and post-Stalin ideology will not dissipate overnight.
Its low-profile design provides safety and convenience for getting in and out of chairs, and the air-venting holes allow heat and moisture to easily dissipate for a higher level of comfort.
Thin core sections surrounded by heavy metal sections should be avoided due to the excessive amount of heat to which they are exposed without the ability to dissipate it properly.
In her best-selling debut novel, Soul Mates Dissipate, Mary Morrison introduced us to Jada Diamond Tanner and the man she believes is her soul mate, Wellington Jones.
What if, for example, the forces driving the surge in tax revenues in recent years begin to dissipate or reverse in ways that we do not now foresee?
Heated by sunlight, "they dissipate into huge water clouds that get mixed up with our atmosphere." Frank says.
Meanwhile, there is one additional reason to doubt whether soft dollars dissipate investor wealth.
This weather disturbance is not expected to directly affect the country as it may dissipate any time Thursday.
MANILA -- The countrys second tropical cyclone this year rapidly weakened after entering Philippine territory and will likely dissipate before the weekend, earlier than expected, the state weather bureau said.
For the analysis, it is assumed that the elements in each story dissipate equal amount of energy.
Enercon is also introducing a new electrode called the Elite Series, which generates 40% more treating power but is able to dissipate the extra heat.
However Dr Nakariakov and his team have been able to prove that these oscillations do not dissipate quickly and can in fact be sustained over a period from ten seconds to five minutes.