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In thermodynamics, dissipation is the result of an irreversible process that takes place in homogeneous thermodynamic systems. In a dissipative process, energy (internal, bulk flow kinetic, or system potential) transforms from an initial form to a final form, where the capacity of the final form to do thermodynamic work is less than that of the initial form. For example, heat transfer is dissipative because it is a transfer of internal energy from a hotter body to a colder one. Following the second law of thermodynamics, the entropy varies with temperature (reduces the capacity of the combination of the two bodies to do work), but never decreases in an isolated system. These processes produce entropy at a certain rate. The entropy production rate times ambient temperature gives the dissipated power. Important examples of irreversible processes are: heat flow through a thermal resistance, fluid flow through a flow resistance, diffusion (mixing), chemical reactions, and electric current flow through an electrical resistance (Joule heating).
The numerical value of dissipating in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of dissipating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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We moved the water off pretty quickly, but in some areas, obviously, it was really challenging, there were some problems getting through on some streets. One of the main arteries was unpassable, but by and large water is dissipating.
Instead of solid accomplishments, the man pursues pleasures and self-gratification. He will never achieve anything so long as he is surrounded by dissipating temptations.
What was observed was an unrecoverable, dissipating rainbow sheen that was approximately 11 miles in length.
The cloud is dissipating. The levels that we registered throughout the event were very low.
The optimism we saw at the start of the year is dissipating, there's no doubt that the markets will be choppy for the rest of the year.
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