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Synonyms for diffusion
dɪˈfyu ʒəndif·fu·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diffusionnoun

    (physics) the process in which there is movement of a substance from an area of high concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration

    Synonyms:
    dissemination, dispersal, dispersion

  2. diffusionnoun

    the spread of social institutions (and myths and skills) from one society to another

    Synonyms:
    dissemination, dispersal, dispersion

  3. dissemination, diffusionnoun

    the property of being diffused or dispersed

    Synonyms:
    airing, dissemination, public exposure, dispersal, dispersion, spreading

  4. dispersion, dispersal, dissemination, diffusionnoun

    the act of dispersing or diffusing something

    "the dispersion of the troops"; "the diffusion of knowledge"

    Synonyms:
    scattering, dispersion, dissemination, distribution, spreading, public exposure, airing, dispersal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. diffusionnoun

    Synonyms:
    dispersion, spread, extension, propagation, circulation, distribution

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How to use diffusion in a sentence?

  1. Khalid AbuLeif:

    With a concept like zero emissions and 'let's knock fossil fuels out of the picture', without clear technology diffusion and international cooperation program, you are really not helping the process.

  2. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve:

    Everyone agrees now that legislation that prevents the diffusion of child pornography is protecting citizens from crime. It is the same for terrorism, calling for anti-Semitism, calling for crimes, calling for murder, calling for the killing of Jews or journalists — that's not about freedom of expression. That is a criminal act.

  3. David Altman:

    There is a threat of contagion, of diffusion, of these authoritarian trends, it's a profound concern.

  4. Daniel J. Boorstin:

    Knowledge is not simply another commodity. On the contrary. Knowledge is never used up. It increases by diffusion and grows by dispersion.

  5. Sarah Fischer:

    People may not notice an assault taking place, or may not perceive it as an emergency, or may experience a diffusion of responsibility, since there are so many other people present.


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