Translation of diffusion in Spanish:

diffusion

Pronunciation: /dɪˈfjuːʒən/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 [Physics/Física] difusión (feminine)
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    • 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)
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    • 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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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.