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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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For the measurements of the dissipation values, extracts had to be made with a juice separator (Multi-press automatic MP 80, BRAUN, Germany).
Color, water content, dielectric dissipation factor and total acid number (TAN) were recorded for all combinations.
If the screw channels are shallow enough, it's possible to melt the polymer largely using viscous dissipation even at very slow speeds.
The conventional mainstream method for ensuring heat dissipation has been through-hole construction, whereby many through-holes are drilled in the printed circuit board and their surfaces are copper-plated to dissipate heat.
Here, a special cooling technology makes heat dissipation efficient and renders air conditioning unnecessary.
* No moving wires and a high heat dissipation makes the VCA well-suited for high duty cycle applications, such as pick-and-place machines, remotely controlled switching, medical and laboratory equipment, and military and aerospace applications.
William Thomson (later Lord Kelvin) established energy, alongside force, as a central concept in physics as well as everyday life by his formulation of the principle of dissipation of energy [1].
To examine the use of CNTs in heat dissipation, the heat-transfer performance of CNT/water nanofluids (CNWNFs) was measured [24].
[15, 16] discussed the effects of periodic external source on the generation of algebraic Rossby solitary waves in stratified fluid and studied the effects of topographic forcing and dissipation on solitary Rossby waves.
The acquisition of a Quartz microbalance with dissipation measurement aims to enable the realization of the research projects of the team "Functional Screening and Targeting in Cancer" led by Pierre Martineau and the PP2i platform led by Martine Pugnire within the U1194 unit.
To build this model, components that have a significant power dissipation were included, along with electrolytic capacitors, because these are both large, influencing the overall thermal behavior, and are temperature-sensitive (FIGURE 2).
The viscous dissipation for a two-dimensional flow of a power-law fluid has been analyzed by means of numerical methods [26].