Tending or serving to disperse.
Fr.: indice de dispersion
The reciprocal of the → dispersive power.
Fr.: milieu dispersif
Fr.: pouvoir dispersif
A measure of the ability of a medium to separate different colors of light. It is defined by: (n2 - n1)/(n - 1), where n1 and n2 are refractive indices at two specified widely differing wavelengths, and n is the → index of refraction for the average of these wavelengths.
A vector quantity that specifies the change of position of a body or
particle from the mean position or position of rest.
From displace, from → dis- + place + -ment.
Jâ bé jâyi, noun of jâ bé jâ literally "place to place," from jâ "place," from Mid.Pers. giyag "place," O.Pers. ā-vahana- "place, village," Av. vah- "to dwell, stay," vanhaiti "he dwells, stays," Skt. vásati "he dwells," Gk. aesa (nukta) "to pass (the night)," Ossetic wat "room; bed; place," Tokharian B wäs- "to stay, wait;" PIE base ues- "to stay, live, spend the night."
jarayân-e jâ-be-jâyi (#)
Fr.: courant de déplacement
In electromagnetism, a quantity which is not a real current (movement of charge), but has the units of current and has an associated magnetic field. The physical meaning of this displacement current is that a changing electric field makes a changing magnetic field.
1) nemudan, nemâyândan, nemâyeš dâdan; 2) nemâyeš (#)
Fr.: 1) visualiser; 2) visualisation
1a) To show; make visible.
From O.Fr. despleier "to unfold, spread out," from L. displicare "to scatter," from → dis- "un-, apart" + plicare "to fold, twist," from PIE base *plek- "to plait, twist" (cf. Gk. plekein "to plait," L. plectere "to plait, braid, intertwine," Av. frašna- "helmet" (in ərəzatô.frašna- "having a silver helmet" (epithet of Mithra), Skt. praśna- "turban," O.H.G. flehtan "to plait," Russ. plesti "to plait").
Nemudan, nemâyândan "to show, display," from Mid.Pers. nimūdan, present stem nimây- "to show," from O.Pers./Av. ni- "down; into," → ni-, + māy- "to measure," cf. Skt. mati "measures," matra- "measure," PIE base *me- "to measure;" cf. Gk. metron "measure," L. metrum.
1) To incur the dissatisfaction, dislike, or disapproval of; offend; annoy.
Fr.: mécontentement, déplaisir
Dissatisfaction, disapproval, or annoyance.
Forcible division into pieces of an object. → tidal disruption.
From L. disruptio "a breaking asunder," noun of action from p.p. stem of disrumpere "break apart, split, shatter, break to pieces," from → dis- "apart" + rumpere "to break."
Gosixt, past stem of gosixtan "to tear away, to beark off."
1) To cut apart (an animal body, plant, etc.) to examine the structure, relation of
parts, or the like.
The act of dissecting.
From L. dissipatus, p.p. of dissipare "to disperse, squander," from → dis- "apart" + supare "to throw, scatter."
Eftâl, eftâleš, from eftâlidan "to disperse; to tear; to break," ultimately from Proto-Ir. *abi-tard-, from *tard- "to pierce, split;" cf. Skt. tard- "to split, pierce, open;" Lith. trandéti "to be eaten by moths or worms;" PIE base *terd- "to pierce" (Cheung 2007).
The loss of energy over time by a → dynamical system, typically due to the action of → friction or → turbulence. The lost energy is converted into heat, raising the temperature of the system. See also: → Ohmic dissipation. → viscous dissipation.
Noun form of → dissipate.
Relating to → dissipation.
Fr.: système dissipatif
General: To separate from association of any kind.
Verbal form of → dissociation.
General: An act or instance of dissociating; the state of being dissociated.
Fr.: énergie de dissociation
Energy required to dissociate a molecule. → dissociate.
Of, relating to, or tending to produce → dissociation.
Adj. of → dissociate.