Definitions for dissipation
ˌdɪs əˈpeɪ ʃəndis·si·pa·tion
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breaking up and scattering by dispersion
"the dissipation of the mist"
profligacy, dissipation, dissolution, licentiousness, loosenessnoun
dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
waste, wastefulness, dissipationnoun
useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
"if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste"; "mindless dissipation of natural resources"
The act of dissipating or dispersing; a state of dispersion or separation; dispersion; waste.
A dissolute course of life, in which health, money, etc., are squandered in pursuit of pleasure; profuseness in vicious indulgence, as late hours, riotous living, etc.; dissoluteness.
A trifle which wastes time or distracts attention.
A loss of energy, usually as heat, from a dynamic system
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: dissipatio, Latin.
The effects of heat are most advanced when it worketh upon a body without loss or dissipation of the matter. Francis Bacon.
Abraham was contemporary with Paleg, in whose time the famous dissipation of mankind and distinction of languages happened. Matthew Hale, Origin of Mankind.
Where the earth contains nitre within it, if that heat which is continually steaming out of the earth be preserved, its dissipation prevented, and the cold kept off by some building, this alone is ordinarily sufficient to raise up the nitre. John Woodward.
Foul dissipation follow’d, and forc’d rout. John Milton, Par. Lost.
I have begun two or three letters to you by snatches, and been prevented from finishing them by a thousand avocations and dissipations. Jonathan Swift.
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 act of dissipating or dispersing; a state of dispersion or separation; dispersion; waste
a dissolute course of life, in which health, money, etc., are squandered in pursuit of pleasure; profuseness in vicious indulgence, as late hours, riotous living, etc.; dissoluteness
a trifle which wastes time or distracts attention
Etymology: [L. dissipatio: cf. F. dissipation.]
Dissipation is the result of irreversible processes that take place in inhomogeneous thermodynamic systems. A dissipative process is a process in which energy is transformed from some initial form to some final form; the capacity of the final form to do mechanical work is less than that of the initial form. For example, transfer of energy as heat is dissipative because it is a transfer of internal energy from a hotter body to a colder one. The second law of thermodynamics implies that this reduces the capacity of the combination of the two bodies to do mechanical work. Thermodynamic dissipative processes are essentially irreversible. They produce entropy at a finite rate. In a process in which the temperature is locally continuously defined, the local density of rate of entropy production times local temperature gives the local density of dissipated power. Important examples of irreversible processes are: ⁕Heat flow through a thermal resistance ⁕Fluid flow through a flow resistance ⁕Diffusion ⁕Chemical reactions ⁕Electrical current flow through an electrical resistance. The concept of dissipation was introduced in the field of thermodynamics by William Thomson in 1852.
The numerical value of dissipation in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of dissipation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
It adds to the disconcerting trend seen in other manufacturing sector indicators that have been consistently pointing to a lingering stagnation in U.S. manufacturing sector activity, while we believe that the dissipation of the various headwinds buffeting this sector should result in a meaningful rebound later this year, the timing of this seems farther into the horizon.
The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is -- a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter.
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