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In diffusion flames, the fuel and the oxidizer — typically, oxygen — are initially separate, limiting how fast the fire can burn.
Its conical base is a rich premixed flame, topped by a diffusion flame.
The growth history is also a record of information flows in the rangeomorphs’ environment, such as information about the diffusion of dissolved organic carbon in the ocean water around them.What Is an Individual? Biology Seeks Clues in Information Theory.|Jordana Cepelewicz|July 16, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Brownian motion describes a great many physical phenomena, including diffusion.Random Search Wired Into Animals May Help Them Hunt|Liam Drew|June 11, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The diffusion of information sources, social media chief among them, simply makes that harder to do.Could Social Media Blow Special Operations Like the Failed Foley Rescue?|Jacob Siegel|August 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At this critical moment, this diffusion of attention is potentially crippling.Satellites Correctly Predict Military Campaign Against Civilians in Sudan|Akshaya Kumar|December 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Thom Browne, known for his tricolor stripes and short-suits, will soon launch a diffusion collection called Thom Grey.Mary-Kate Olsen Moves In; 20,000 Pairs of Fake Louboutins Seized|The Daily Beast|August 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This was nearly four years ago, before the diffusion of the woman's rights question, now so generally discussed.The Bradys After a Chinese Princess|Francis Worcester Doughty
Its diffusion was also more rapid and probably more extensive.
Their object was the encouragement of literature and the fine arts, and the diffusion of loyalty to the House of Hanover.Haunted London|Walter Thornbury
The same objections apply to gaseous poisons, except that to them the property of diffusion would be admitted.
His many monographs and dialogues meant much for the diffusion of right views as to classical education.The Century of Columbus|James J. Walsh
British Dictionary definitions for diffusion
- the random thermal motion of atoms, molecules, clusters of atoms, etc, in gases, liquids, and some solids
- the transfer of atoms or molecules by their random motion from one part of a medium to another