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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.
To find the optimal rod length of the ZnO nanorod in the antireflection layer, the performances of the GaN-based FCLEDs with diffused nanorod reflector and with 0,100,250, 500, and 750 nm long ZnO nanorod arrays were firstly investigated.
According to police, the bomb disposal squad found a 20-kg improvised explosive device (IED) along the road at Safora Chowrangi that was immediately diffused by the squad.
Historically, it was one of the herbs diffused in homes and hospitals during the plague to protect people from infection.
Tests discerned that the blob had a semipermeable membrane across which diffused chemicals that reacted inside the cell.
This new cultural method, made valuable by the general brilliance of Renaissance Italy, was then exported in the luggage of students, bureaucrats, and tourists and "diffused" into the mainstream of European elite culture as a standard practice for legitimating rulers and elite classes.
These now give users opportunities to choose between a soft diffused light, or the more intense direct light typical of the original aluminium reflector range.
Then the airflow is diffused, only to be recompressed and diffused again as it moves along the underside of the car past the muffler and the fuel tank.

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