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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Specifically, in physical, a physical constant expressing the rate of diffusion of a dissolved substance in the solvent.
  • noun The power or rate of diffusion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Tendency to become diffused; tendency, as of heat, to become equalized by spreading through a conducting medium.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A tendency to diffuse
  • noun physics a coefficient of diffusion; especially the amount of heat that passes through a given area in unit time

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