Diffusion Rate

Science / Chemistry / Diffusion Rate: The number of randomly moving molecules that pass through a unit area per second. Diffusion rates are fastest when a large concentration difference exists on either side of the unit area. Diffusion rates increase with temperature, and decrease with increasing pressure, molecular weight, and molecular size.

Other Words for Rate

Rate Noun Synonyms: rank, grade, class, classify, evaluate, estimate, calculate, compute, count, reckon, judge, gauge, assess, appraise, measure
Rate Verb Synonyms: measure, pace, gait, speed, velocity, clip
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Phosphoglycerate (PGA)

Science / Biology / Phosphoglycerate (PGA): A three-carbon molecule formed when carbon dioxide is added to ribulose biphosphate (RuBP) during the dark reaction of photosynthesis (Calvin, or Calvin-Benson Cycle). PGA is converted to PGAL, using MORE

Photosynthetic Rate

Science / Marine Biology / Photosynthetic Rate: The rate of conversion of dissolved carbon dioxide and bicarbonate ion to photosynthetic product MORE

Pherecratean

Life Style / Poetry / Pherecratean: A classical greek and latin metrical pattern consisting of an iamb or a trochee, a dactyl, and a trochee or a spondee. MORE

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