transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 [formal] 1.1 (squander) [wealth/inheritance] disipar, dilapidar; [energy/talents] desperdiciarMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (dispel) [anxiety] disipar, hacer* desvanecer
- This fueled regional battles over property and influence, greatly dissipating the energy and resources of the OC.
- Edwardes said: ‘The Ryder remedy only produced a bureaucratic paperchase dissipating management resource and effort.’
- An important truth is that we need full and active participation in liturgy and you don't get that by dissipating your resources.
- This kinetic energy will be dissipated in the form of heat on impact of the clip with the magnet.
- There's a reduction in efficiency as energy is dissipated in heat.
- As the basal part of the stem was linearly elastic, there was no energy dissipated by viscous friction.
- 2 [Physics/Física] [heat/electrical energy] difundir
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- [formal] [anger/doubts] disiparse, desvanecerse*More example sentences
- So immediate emotion can dissipate before a country's population can make an important decision?
- Rage suddenly takes control as the other emotions dissipated when he'd been pulled from his meal.
- By contrast, on film it looked like the mere aggregation of takes and cutaways; its timbres and its fluency dissipated and finally disappeared.
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Guernica is a Basque town destroyed by German bombers fighting on the Nationalist side in the Spanish Civil War in April 1937.