Dissipative system(Mech.), 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.

(Dis`si*pa*tiv"i*ty) n. The rate at which palpable energy is dissipated away into other forms of energy.

(Dis"site) a. [L. dissitus.] Lying apart. [Obs.]

Lands far dissite and remote asunder.

(Dis*slan"der) v. t. [Pref. dis- (intens.) + slander.] To slander. [Obs.] Legend of Dido.

(Dis*slan"der), n. Slander. [Obs.] E. Hall.

(Dis*slan"der*ous) a. Slanderous. [Obs.]

(Dis*so`cia*bil"i*ty) n. Want of sociability; unsociableness. Bp. Warburton.

(Dis*so"cia*ble) a. [L. dissociabilis, fr. dissociare: cf. F. dissociable. See Dissociate.]

1. Not well associated or assorted; incongruous.

They came in two and two, though matched in the most dissociable manner.

2. Having a tendency to dissolve social connections; unsuitable to society; unsociable.

(Dis*so"cial) a. [Pref. dis- + social: cf. L. dissocialis. See Dissociate, v. t.] Unfriendly to society; contracted; selfish; as, dissocial feelings.

(Dis*so"cial*ize) v. t. To render unsocial.

(Dis*so"ci*ate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dissociated; p. pr. & vb. n. Dissociating.] [L. dissociatus, p. p. of dissociare to dissociate; dis- + sociare to unite, associate, socius companion. See Social.] To separate from fellowship or union; to disunite; to disjoin; as, to dissociate the particles of a concrete substance.

Before Wyclif's death in 1384, John of Gaunt had openly dissociated himself from the reformer.
A. W. Ward.

(Dis*so`ci*a"tion) n. [L. dissociatio: cf. F. dissociation.]

1. The act of dissociating or disuniting; a state of separation; disunion.

It will add infinitely dissociation, distraction, and confusion of these confederate republics.

2. (Chem.) The process by which a compound body breaks up into simpler constituents; — said particularly of the action of heat on gaseous or volatile substances; as, the dissociation of the sulphur molecules; the dissociation of ammonium chloride into hydrochloric acid and ammonia.

(Dis*so"ci*a*tive) a. Tending or leading to dissociation.

(Dis`so*lu*bil"i*ty) n. The quality of being dissoluble; capacity of being dissoluble; capacity of being dissolved by heat or moisture, and converted into a fluid.

Dissipative to Distance

(Dis"si*pa*tive) a. Tending to dissipate.

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