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Dissipation is the act of dissipating or dispersing, a state of dispersion or separation, dispersion; waste; a dissolute course of life, in which health, money, etc., are squandered in pursuit of pleasure; profuseness in vicious indulgence, as late hours, riotous living, etc.; dissoluteness; a trifle which wastes time or distracts attention; a loss of energy, usually as heat, from a dynamic system

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