diffusion coefficient

noun
variants: or diffusion constant

Definition of diffusion coefficient

: the quantity of a substance that in diffusing from one region to another passes through each unit of cross section per unit of time when the volume-concentration gradient is unity

called also diffusivity

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“Diffusion coefficient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diffusion%20coefficient. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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