diffusion coefficient

diffusion constant

noun

the rate at which a diffusing substance is transported between opposite faces of a unit cube of a system when there is unit concentration difference between themSymbol: D Also called: diffusivity

Nearby words

  1. diffusible,
  2. diffusible stimulant,
  3. diffusing capacity,
  4. diffusion,
  5. diffusion anoxia,
  6. diffusion hypoxia,
  7. diffusion line,
  8. diffusion respiration,
  9. diffusionism,
  10. diffusive

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