The spatial spreading or dissemination of a culture element or some other phenomenon.
The spread of an innovation or an idea through a population in an area in such a way that the number of those influenced grows continuously larger, resulting in an expanding area of dissemination.
Sequential diffusion process in which the items being diffused are transmitted by their carrier agents as they evacuate the old areas and relocate to new ones.
Cultural modification of the social patterns, trains, or structures of one group or society by contact with those of another; the resultant blend
Blending of culturally distinct groups into a single group with a common culture and identity
cultural borrowing that occurs when different cultures of approximately equal complexity and technological level come into close contact
The distance-controlled spreading of an idea, innovation, or some other item through a local population by contact from person to person - analogous to the communication of a contagious illness.
A form of diffusion in which an idea or innovation spreads by trickling down from larger to smaller adoption units.