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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of dispersing something; The property of being dispersed; The spread of social beliefs (and myths and skills) from one society to another; (physics) the process of dispersing.

Usage examples (39)
  • The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.
  • The diffusion of knowledge
  • The term diffusion applies both to dissemination of information about a new technology and dissemination of the technology itself; for instance, new cooking stoves.
  • An ID proponent, citing Dembski in No Free Lunch, insists that diffusion is not possible inside of living cells. for more
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