Definitions for "Dissipation"
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.; dissoluteness.
dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
The act of dissipating or dispersing; a state of dispersion or separation; dispersion; waste.
A trifle which wastes time or distracts attention.
breaking up and scattering by dispersion; "the dissipation of the mist"
The transfer of energy from one body to another as a result of a difference in temperature or conversion of electrical energy to heat energy.
The conversion of electrical energy to heat energy in a component.
Energy losses in a filter due to resistive or core losses.
Reduction in the amount of a pesticide or other compound which has been applied to plants, soil etc. (used when it is not clear whether this is by mineralization degradation, binding, or leaching)
The process that occurs as adhesive dries. This is what eliminates adhesive wrinkles.