how to pronounce diffusion


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diffusion is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of diffusion in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… this drift the diffusion or mass flux in …”

meanings of diffusion


  1. The movement of water vapor from regions of high concentration (high water vapor pressure) toward regions of lower concentration.
  2. The intermingling of the molecules of a fluid due to random thermal agitation.
  3. The act of diffusing or dispersing something, or the property of being diffused or dispersed; dispersion.
  4. Exchange of airborne media between regions in space in an apparently random motion of a small scale.
  5. The scattering of light by reflection from a rough surface, or by passage through a translucent medium.
  6. The gradual spread and adoption of goods or services.
  7. The spread of cultural or linguistic practices, or social institutions, in one or more communities.

diffusion frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word diffusion occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics diffusion can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that diffusion can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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