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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Dissipation(0.01119 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Dissipation.
English → Indonesian (quick)
disipasi, menghilangnya, pemborosan
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: breaking up and scattering by dispersion; “the dissipation
of the mist”
2: dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure [syn: profligacy,
3: useless or profitless activity; using or expending or
consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly; “if the effort
brings no compensating gain it is a waste”; “mindless
dissipation of natural resources” [syn: waste, wastefulness]
English → English (gcide)
Dissipation \Dis`si*pa"tion\ (d[i^]s`s[i^]*p[=a]"sh[u^]n), n.
[L. dissipatio: cf. F. dissipation.]
1. The act of dissipating or dispersing; a state of
dispersion or separation; dispersion; waste.
Without loss or dissipation of the matter. --Bacon.
The famous dissipation of mankind. --Sir M. Hale.
2. A dissolute course of life, in which health, money, etc.,
are squandered in pursuit of pleasure; profuseness in
vicious indulgence, as late hours, riotous living, etc.;
To reclaim the spendthrift from his dissipation and
extravagance. --P. Henry.
3. A trifle which wastes time or distracts attention.
Prevented from finishing them [the letters] a
thousand avocations and dissipations. --Swift.
Dissipation of energy. Same as Degradation of energy,