dissipation

[n] - breaking up and scattering by dispersion
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dissipation

Reduction in the amount of a pesticide or other compound which has been applied to plants, soil etc. (used when it is not clear whether this is by mineralization degradation, binding, or leaching).
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Dissipation

Dis`si┬Ěpa'tion noun [ Latin dissipatio : confer French dissipation .] 1. The act of dissipating or dispersing; a state of dispersion or separation; dispersion; waste. « Without loss or dissipation of the matter.» Bacon. « The famous dissipat
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dissipation

noun breaking up and scattering by dispersion; `the dissipation of the mist`
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Dissipation

• (n.) A dissolute course of life, in which health, money, etc., are squandered in pursuit of pleasure; profuseness in vicious indulgence, as late hours, riotous living, etc.; dissoluteness. • (n.) A trifle which wastes time or distracts attention. • (n.) The act of dissipating or dispersing; a state of dispersion or separation; disp
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dissipation

  1. breaking up and scattering by dispersion
  2. dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
  3. useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly

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dissipation

conversion of electric energy into thermal energy non intended to be used
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dissipation

conversion of sound energy into heat
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