Translation of diffusion in Spanish:

diffusion

difusión, n.

Pronunciation /dɪˈfjuːʒ(ə)n//dəˈfjuʒən/

noun

  • 1

    Physics
    difusión feminine
    • Examples include the distribution of counterions on DNA, micelles, polymer diffusion, and liquid mixtures.
    • The difference could be attributed to errors on cell counts, natural variability, gas diffusion through tissue of intact pears, and other factors.
    • Respiratory function tests generally show a persistent slight-to-moderate hypoxemia and a reduction of carbon monoxide diffusion.
    • The diffusion of particles in a polymer solution has been investigated on numerous polymeric systems.
    • These studies address the effect of the hydrophobic surfactant proteins on diffusion within lipid bilayers.
  • 2

    (of knowledge, news)
    difusión feminine
    • Eighty-seven years ago, he set twin ideals for the institution to follow - advancement of knowledge and comprehensive diffusion of the fruits of its labour.
    • It's like diffusion of innovation: whenever innovation comes along, the well-to-do are much quicker at adopting it.
    • Broadly, productive economic activities and notions of long-term investment became sidelined in favour of immediate consumption and resource diffusion.
    • Interconnectedness also contributes to the rapid diffusion of ideas and technology.
    • Thus, while the use of the new technology is indeed still extremely limited in India, and diffusion that can make a difference to the quality of life must wait, there are signs of change.
    • Such interpenetration and diffusion of ideas, images, and information is made possible by the Internet on a global scale.
    • The focus is on ideas, idea diffusion, brands, marketing, persuasion and web design.
    • In fact, the pace and diffusion of IT innovation is now held to be so rapid that businesses must ditch all plans for next year and instead compete on internet time, putting the accent on agility rather than strategy.
    • If, however, the priority is the diffusion of alternate ideas and debates, we should not overemphasize one vehicle over others.
    • Only the articulation and diffusion of dangerous ideas was still limited.
    • But notice that the success of the joke depended on the tension that preceded it, and the secretary may have minded the tension more than she appreciated its diffusion.
    • The circulation and diffusion of information provides a good example of the differences between German and Chinese organizational routines.
    • Equally effective in the general diffusion of Christian ideas and Christianity in general was the monastic movement.
    • The Smithsonian was established by congress in 1846 for ‘the increase and diffusion of knowledge’ among the public.
    • The diffusion of goods, ideas, and people works continuously to erode uneven development, but never succeeds in doing so.
    • This was also the beginning of a diffusion of English ideas into Indian diet.
    • Through these, new subject matter and models were widely disseminated, with diffusion into book illumination and sculpture.
    • This paper documents some aspects of this trend, and proposes policy diffusion as a set of mechanisms that explain the clustering in time and space of liberal policies.
    • But diffusion of ideas does not mean they are implemented; it only means they are talked about.
    • Some skeptics have dismissed this diffusion of democratic ideas as ‘Westernization’ pure and simple.