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dissipation

(dĭs-ĭ-pā′shŭn) [L. dissipare, to scatter]
1. Dispersion of matter.
2. The act of living a wasteful and dissolute life, esp. drinking alcoholic beverages to excess.
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OrthoLite ESD foam can be integrated into any style of footwear or other application where electrostatic dissipating cushioning is required.
Compared to multi-core microprocessors (MPUs) in the server market that dissipate tens of watts, the low-power MSC812x devices deliver an unmatched 2GHz and 8 giga multiply accumulates per second (GMACs) of DSP processing power while dissipating only 2 watts.
25 Gbps TIA (transimpedance amplifier), has a sensitivity of -22 dBm, while dissipating only 75 mW of power.
The Company plans on using its new funds to complete development of its third generation package for microprocessors, which combines the microprocessor die and its chip-carrier substrates with the microprocessor's power conditioning circuitry; a single, combined microprocessor and power supply heat dissipating device; and an EMI containment and retention solution.
The product is capable of picking up and dissipating moisture equaling nearly 2 percent of its gross weight every 24 hours -- almost eight times better than even densified fiber.
The Bondholders have demanded a meeting with Covad "at the earliest possible time" to organize a plan to properly manage and preserve Covad's dissipating assets.
The VSC6501 CRU core has a typical power dissipation of 300mW with each cable driver stage dissipating approximately 250mW or less, providing a more complete solution with significantly lower power requirements than other competing products.
Linear amplifiers "throttle" the power delivered to the load by dissipating the power not required by the load in the form of heat, leading to a significant waste of power.
The IERC ZIF retainers furnish an effective thermal interface between the printed circuit board and the dissipating card cage coldwall, allowing for the even distribution of heat.
3-volt M5M5V4R01, M5M5V4R04, and M5M5V4R08 devices feature a typical active power dissipation of 297mW, 297mW, and 363mW, respectively, with each device dissipating 3.