Difference between dissipate and overblow




  1. to cause to separate and go in different directions
  2. move away from each other
  3. live a life of pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption
  4. spend frivolously and unwisely


If gold was really to be demonetized, then the enormous stocks relative to flows would have to be dissipated first through consumption.

Slow simmering retains the alcohol; fast boiling dissipates it.

Such a mixing of configurations is present in proteins, where the energy of the excited state is dissipated among many conformational substates.

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