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diffusion

the process whereby INNOVATIONS are accepted and used by firms and consumers through imitation, licensing agreements or sale of products and patents.
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The intensity distribution for the rendering [1] fused light is wide, has a long tail, and a lower mean than the intensity distribution for the diffused light.
Four to five were diffused and the remaining three to four have been diffused by the army.
Two rooms of the building were completely destroyed while police diffused the other bomb.
Rather, blood type mutations develop randomly and then become diffused as populations grow and change, so they serve as good indicators of how genetically distant one group may be from another.
MUZAFFARGARH, October 10, 2011 (Frontier Star): Bomb planted in an oil tanker stationed along the wall of Pak-Arab Oil Refinery here has been diffused on Sunday.
After the information from locals, the bomb disposal squad was called which diffused these explosive mines.
This side of the building faces due south and, to prevent overheating, daylight is deflected and diffused by various means.
Such a substance, the theory goes, would form a chemical gradient as it diffused from its source--just as a brightly colored dye, when added to water, would become diluted as it began to spread.
As global infrastructure attacks become more distributed and diffused, communication between service providers needs to happen faster and more efficiently to better protect the Internet, businesses, and residential broadband users.
KARACHI, June 30, 2010 (Frontier Star): A terror bid has been foiled as the bomb disposal squads have diffused bomb near Security printing press, Karachi airport on Wednesday.
Throughout, in habitual fashion, Silvestrin allows soft light, diffused through white fabric stretched over the grand windows, to enhance the beauty of adamantine surfaces.

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