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It’s perfect for storing in a utility closet or tool shed and reserving for quick sweeping and cleanup of leaves and dirt in small, confined areas, and it has a wide exhaust area that allows for quick heat dissipation.
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Kelvin, the first to recognize its significance, called it “a universal tendency in nature to the dissipation of mechanical energy.”
TIME FLOWS TOWARD ORDER - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSJULIAN BARBOURDECEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
William Thomson may have inadvertently set people thinking in the wrong way when he spoke about universal dissipation of mechanical energy.
TIME FLOWS TOWARD ORDER - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSJULIAN BARBOURDECEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
So the chemical dissipation is accelerating toward a likely outcome, which is that I have more bacteria in my future than I had in my past.
THE PHYSICIST’S NEW BOOK OF LIFE - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSMICHAEL BROOKSOCTOBER 21, 2020NAUTILUS
I met with a ludicrous instance of the dissipation of even latter days, a few months after my marriage.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
M. Phlippon now began to advance more rapidly in the career of dissipation.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Her father now began to advance with more rapid footsteps in the career of dissipation.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
His countenance showed marks of dissipation, for he was a heavy drinker, and this served to further brutalize his nature.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
My serious turn and studious habits have preserved me alike from the follies of dissipation and from the bustle of intrigue.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
From habits of gaiety and dissipation, she became suddenly grave and pious, and was distinguished by very extensive charities.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISSIPATION

  • broadcast
  • circulation
  • diffraction
  • diffusion
  • dispersal
  • dispersion
  • dissipation
  • distribution
  • divarication
  • divergence
  • emission
  • polarization
  • propagation
  • ramification
  • scattering
  • spread
  • transmission
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