interdiffusion

noun
in·​ter·​dif·​fu·​sion | \ ˌin-tər-di-ˈfyü-zhən How to pronounce interdiffusion (audio) \

Definition of interdiffusion

: the process of diffusing and mixing freely so as to approach a homogeneous mixture

Other Words from interdiffusion

interdiffuse \ ˌin-​tər-​di-​ˈfyüz How to pronounce interdiffuse (audio) \ intransitive verb

First Known Use of interdiffusion

circa 1872, in the meaning defined above

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“Interdiffusion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interdiffusion. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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