diffusivity


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diffusivity

(ˌdɪfjuːˈsɪvɪtɪ)
n
1. (General Physics) a measure of the ability of a substance to transmit a difference in temperature; expressed as the thermal conductivity divided by the product of specific heat capacity and density
2. (General Physics) physics
a. the ability of a substance to permit or undergo diffusion
b. another name for diffusion coefficient
3. (General Physics) another name for diffusion5
Translations
difuzivnost
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