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

In physics, dissipation embodies the concept of a dynamical system where important mechanical models, such as waves or oscillations, lose energy over time, typically from friction or turbulence. The lost energy converts into heat, which raises the temperature of the system. Such systems are called dissipative systems. For example, a wave that lose
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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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