an hour, but from this point it diminishes in volume, receiving no new affluents but dissipating itself in canals and lagoons.
Galileo Galilei, Kepler's most eminent contemporary, took a foremost part in dissipating the obscurity that still hung over the very foundations of mechanical science.
He found some of his wired energy dissipating at the long walk and change of scenery despite knowing nothing good had ever come from a meeting with Sasha.
No verbal formula can really enclose the life of a people or an age, but we can best understand the significant ^ of the old Greek cities and the life they developed, when, looking at the history of mankind as a whole, we see the part played by reason, active and critical, in breaking down the barriers by which custom hinders movement, in guiding movement to definite ends, in dissipating groundless beliefs and leading onwards to fresh scientific conquests - when we see this and then take note that among the ancient Greeks such an activity of reason began in an entirely novel degree and that its activity in Europe ever since is due to their impulsion.
Sensing her fear, he touched her arm, the edge of tension dissipating.
The lovely young actress was named GQ's Obsession of the Year in 2007, and that interest shows no sign of dissipating soon.
dissipate will expand away from the star at about 15 miles per second, dissipating into interstellar space after some 10,000 years.
Whilst this had a small heat sink on it, it was not dissipating the heat fast enough.
To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating.
My business went down, my friendships were dissipating, my relationship with my family, wife and kids were all but gone.
Most fevers caused by infections are acute, appearing suddenly and then dissipating as the immune system defeats the infectious agent.
By the release of the Roses' second album, the rather optimistically titled Second Coming in 1994, the forces that had initially gelled the band were visibly dissipating.
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