What Does Diffusion Mean?

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Diffusion is the movement of a substance from an area of high concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration. The word can also refer to the way in which an idea is accepted by the market.
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dif·fu·sion
[dih-fyoo-zhuhn]
NOUN
1.
act of diffusing; state of being diffused.
2.
prolixity of speech or writing; discursiveness.
3.
Movies. a soft-focus effect resulting from placing a gelatin or silk plate in front of a studio light or a camera lens, or through the use of diffusion filters.
4.
Meteorology the spreading of atmospheric constituents or properties by turbulent motion as well as molecular motion of the air.
5.
Anthropology, Sociology the transmission of elements or features of one culture to another.
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Diffusion refers to the act of spreading or scattering widely or thinly. It can also mean the needless profusion of words. This word was first documented between 1325 and 1375 of the Middle English origin.
Diffusion is when a liquid moves from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration. This helps move nutrients within the body.
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