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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diffusion(noun)

    (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. diffusion(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    dissemination, dispersal, dispersion

  3. dissemination, diffusion(noun)

    the property of being diffused or dispersed

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

  4. dispersion, dispersal, dissemination, diffusion(noun)

    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. diffusion(n.)

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

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How to use diffusion in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Societal mores, religious beliefs and more importantly, traditions and habits impede the diffusion of innovations; alterations of behavioral patterns and practices require change, many adamantly oppose.

  4. 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.

  5. Benjamin Haydon:

    This is an age of intellectual sauces, of essence, of distillation. We have conclusions without deductions, abridgments of history and abridgments of science without leading facts. We have animals for literature, Cabinet Encyclopaedias, Family Libraries, Diffusion Societies, and heaven knows what else! What is all this for? Not to add knowledge to the learned, but to tell points to the ignorant, without giving them the trouble to acquire the links. Oh! it is sad work. And the result will be injurious to all classes.

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