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dissipate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdissipatedis‧si‧pate /ˈdɪsəpeɪt/ verb formal 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]LOSE/NOT HAVE ANYMORE to gradually become less or weaker before disappearing completely, or to make something do this 🔊 As he thought it over, his anger gradually dissipated. 🔊 Little by little, the smoke was dissipated by the breeze.2 [transitive]WASTE something to waste something valuable such as time, money, or energy 🔊 His savings were soon dissipated.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
dissipateClose to, the illusion of glowing feyness dissipated.My father waited for the energy of my attack to dissipate.The gas cloud had dissipated by late morning.The solid nitrogen is also dissipating faster than expected.An evaporation system is used to dissipate heat from the sun and protect the shuttle's electronics.She had dissipated her fortune by the time she was twenty-five.He achieved little in his work and dissipated much of his time in an uncongenial student fraternity.Kirov's anger dissipated somewhat as he played the recording over a couple of times.How does a person not lose him or herself when he or she dissipates such a powerful building block of humanity?The other method is to dissipate the extra 3. 2 kilometers per second by passing through the upper atmosphere.They dissipated their inheritance money in a very short period of time.
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Verb table
dissipate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydissipate
he, she, itdissipates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydissipated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dissipated
he, she, ithas dissipated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dissipated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dissipate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dissipated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dissipating
he, she, itis dissipating
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you, we, theyare dissipating
Past
I, he, she, itwas dissipating
you, we, theywere dissipating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dissipating
he, she, ithas been dissipating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dissipating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dissipating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dissipating
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