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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Tending to scatter in various directions, disperse or dispel; Also: Of or relating to spending or using wastefully or extravagantly

Usage examples (34)
  • The new or anomalous behaviour occurs when for then the so-called dissipative term clearly acts to sustain and build the amplitude of the current oscillations.
  • In thermodynamic terminology, human economic activity may be described as a dissipative system, which flourishes by transforming and exchanging resources, goods, and...
  • Small scale energy dissipative mechanisms and their impacts
  • In your manuscript, there are dissipative terms on every equation. for more
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