diffusive

  • 1 Diffusive — Dif*fu sive, a. [Cf. F. diffusif.] Having the quality of diffusing; capable of spreading every way by flowing; spreading widely; widely reaching; copious; diffuse. A plentiful and diffusive perfume. Hare. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 diffusive — index extensive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 diffusive — [di fyo͞o′siv] adj. [ML diffusivus] 1. tending to diffuse 2. characterized by diffusion 3. diffuse diffusively adv. diffusiveness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 diffusive — adjective Date: 1614 tending to diffuse ; characterized by diffusion < diffusive motion of atoms > • diffusively adverb • diffusiveness noun • diffusivity noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 diffusive — diffusion ► NOUN 1) the action or process of becoming spread over a wide area. 2) Physics the intermingling of substances by the natural movement of their particles. DERIVATIVES diffusive adjective …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 diffusive — diffusively, adv. diffusiveness, n. /di fyooh siv/, adj. tending to diffuse; characterized by diffusion. [1605 15; DIFFUSE + IVE] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7 diffusive — adjective Of, pertaining to, or caused by diffusion …

    Wiktionary

  • 8 diffusive — dif·fu·sive || dɪ fjuːsɪv adj. tending to spread out; tending to scatter …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9 diffusive — a. 1. Expansive, wide reaching, permeating. 2. Spreading in every direction …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 10 diffusive — dif·fu·sive …

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  • 11 diffusive — dif•fu•sive [[t]dɪˈfyu sɪv[/t]] adj. tending to diffuse; characterized by diffusion • Etymology: 1605–15 dif•fu′sive•ly, adv. dif•fu′sive•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 diffusive — /dəˈfjusɪv/ (say duh fyoohsiv) adjective 1. tending to diffuse. 2. characterised by diffusion. 3. diffuse; prolix. –diffusively, adverb –diffusiveness, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 diffusive — adjective spreading by diffusion • Syn: ↑diffusing, ↑dispersive, ↑disseminative • Similar to: ↑distributive • Derivationally related forms: ↑disseminate (f …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 diffusive group — difuzinė grupė statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Žmonių visuma, kurios nariai yra skirtingų vertybinių orientacijų ir neatlieka bendros veiklos, lemiančios jų tarpusavio santykius. atitikmenys: angl. diffusive group vok.… …

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  • 15 Diffusive transport —   The process by which particles of liquids or gases move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …

    Energy terms

  • 16 Double diffusive convection — is an important fluid dynamics topic that describes a form of convection driven by two different density gradients which have different rates of diffusion.[1] Convection in fluids is driven by density variation within them. These density… …

    Wikipedia

  • 17 Self-diffusive — Self dif*fu sive, a. Having power to diffuse itself; diffusing itself. Norris. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 self-diffusive — adj.; self diffusively, adv.; self diffusiveness, n. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 19 self-diffusive — adj.; self diffusively, adv.; self diffusiveness, n …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 DMOS — Diffusive Mixing of Organic Solutions Contributor: CASI …

    NASA Acronyms