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Decelerating from 20,000mph dissipates a lot of heat, which is why they carry heat shields, and the final touchdown is controlled by parachutes.

Several potential threats to the one-week funding bill appeared to dissipate on Friday.

Senate approves one-week spending bill to avert midnight shutdownMike DeBonis, Jeff Stein, Seung Min KimDecember 11, 2020Washington Post

Those particles may spread farther or linger longer than the visible exhalation plume, which dissipates quickly to a level of concentration the camera can no longer detect.

Military-grade camera shows risks of airborne coronavirus spreadDalton Bennett, Sarah Cahlan, Daron TaylorDecember 11, 2020Washington Post

Those samples could help scientists better understand the history of the moon, shedding light on questions such as how it cooled over time and how its magnetic field dissipated.

That likelihood depends, in part, on how much extra energy was absorbed and dissipated on the way.

Melting, dissipating in the light like a fog before sunshine.

We spend our money for the purpose of dissipating our capital.

The Dwelling HouseGeorge Vivian Poore

I feel myself capable of dissipating the phantoms which are haunting you, and to blow off all that mist.

The Queen PedauqueAnatole France

If its effects are not as dissipating as excessive heat, it none the less pinches the soul and paralyzes the body.

Kompuvaippu, or placing the twig of a plant on any swelling of the body, and dissipating it by blowing on it.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.