HyperDic: dispersion

English > 3 senses of the word dispersion:
NOUNeventdispersion, scatteringspreading widely or driving off
attributedispersion, distributionthe spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume
actdispersion, dispersal, dissemination, diffusionthe act of dispersing / dispersing or diffusing something
dispersion > pronunciation
Soundsdihsper'zhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > dispersion: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningSpreading widely or driving off.
Synonymscattering
NarrowerDiasporaThe dispersion of the Jews outside Israel
dissipationBreaking up and scattering by dispersion
Broaderspread, spreadingProcess or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
Spanishdispersión
Catalandispersió
Verbsdispersemove away from each other
English > dispersion: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume.
Synonymdistribution
Narrowercomplementary distribution, complementation(linguistics) a distribution of related speech sounds or forms in such a way that they only appear in different contexts
diasporaThe dispersion or spreading of something that was originally / originally localized (as a people or language or culture)
dissemination, diffusionThe property of being diffused or dispersed
innervationThe distribution of nerve fibers to an organ or body region
scatter, spreadA haphazard distribution in all directions
Broaderspacing, spatial arrangementThe property possessed by an array of things that have space between them
Oppositeconcentration, density, denseness, tightness, compactnessThe spatial property of being crowded together
Spanishdispersión, distribución, ubicación
Catalanubicació
English > dispersion: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of dispersing / dispersing or diffusing something.
Example"the dispersion of the troops"
Synonymsdispersal, dissemination, diffusion
Narrowercrop-dusting, sprayingThe dispersion of fungicides or insecticides or fertilizer on growing crops (often from a low-flying aircraft)
Broaderspread, spreadingAct of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time
Spanishdiáspora, diseminación, disgregación, dispersión
Catalandisgregació, dispersió, disseminació
Verbsdispersecause to become widely known
disperseto cause to separate and go in different directions

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