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diffusion

Pronunciation: /dɪˈfjuːʒən/

Translation of diffusion in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 [Physics/Física] difusión (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Examples include the distribution of counterions on DNA, micelles, polymer diffusion, and liquid mixtures.
    • Respiratory function tests generally show a persistent slight-to-moderate hypoxemia and a reduction of carbon monoxide diffusion.
    • The difference could be attributed to errors on cell counts, natural variability, gas diffusion through tissue of intact pears, and other factors.
    1.2 (of knowledge, news) difusión (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Through these, new subject matter and models were widely disseminated, with diffusion into book illumination and sculpture.
    • But diffusion of ideas does not mean they are implemented; it only means they are talked about.
    • Some skeptics have dismissed this diffusion of democratic ideas as ‘Westernization’ pure and simple.

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