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Related / Similar Words: dispersion, dispersal, dissemination

 

Definition:
  • the act of dispersing or diffusing something; "the dispersion of the troops"; "the diffusion of knowledge";
  • the property of being diffused or dispersed;
  • the spread of social institutions (and myths and skills) from one society to another;
  • (physics) the process of diffusing; the intermingling of molecules in gases and liquids as a result of random thermal agitation;

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    Hyponyms: crop-dusting, spraying, osmosis, permeation, pervasion, suffusion, transport

     

    Derivational Morphology: diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out, permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, imbue, circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, disperse, pass around, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatter

     

     
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