Definition of Dissipative

1. a. Tending to dissipate.



Definition of Dissipative

1. Adjective. That dissipates, or causes dissipation ¹

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Definition of Dissipative

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Dissipative

1. Tending to dissipate. Dissipative system, an assumed system of matter and motions in which forces of friction and resistances of other kinds are introduced without regard to the heat or other molecular actions which they generate; opposed to conservative system. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dissipative

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Literary usage of Dissipative

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1. Scientific Papers by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1900)
"A THEOREM RELATING TO THE TIME-MODULI OF dissipative SYSTEMS. [Report of the British Association, pp. 911, 912. 1885.] IN the Proceedings of the ..."

2. Treatise on Physics by Andrew Gray (1901)
"Lagrange's Equations with dissipative Forces. — If the system be acted on by dissipative forces so that the actual force producing in a particle m the rate ..."

3. Proceedings of the Berkeley-Ames Conference on Nonlinear Problems in Control by Louis R. Hunt, Clyde Martin (1984)
"THE MELNIKOV TECHNIQUE AND ARNOLD DIFFUSION FOR A CLASS OF PERTURBED dissipative SYSTEMS Fathi NA Salam ABSTRACT. This work presents a slight extension to ..."

4. A Treatise on Gyrostatics and Rotational Motion: Theory and Applications by Andrew Gray (1918)
"10. Theory of two interlinked systems which are separately unstable. Stability in presence of dissipative forces. For the interlinked motion of ship and ..."

5. Electromagnetic Theory by Oliver Heaviside (1893)
"The Elastic Solid generalised to include Elastic, dissipative, and Inertial Resistance to Translation, Rotation, Expansion, and Distortion. § 145. ..."

6. Hydrodynamics by Horace Lamb (1895)
"... the outlines of the general theory of a dynamical system subject to dissipative forces which are linear functions of the generalized velocities*. ..."

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