Fick's law(redirected from Fick, Adolf Eugen)
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Fick's law[′fiks ‚lȯ]
The law that the rate of diffusion of matter across a plane is proportional to the negative of the rate of change of the concentration of the diffusing substance in the direction perpendicular to the plane.
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