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dispersion

 
Noun dispersion has 3 senses
  1. dispersion, scattering - spreading widely or driving off
    --1 is a kind of spread, spreading
    --1 has particulars: Diaspora; dissipation
    Derived form: verb disperse3
  2. distribution, dispersion - the spatial property of being scattered about over an area or volume
    --2 is a kind of spacing, spatial arrangement
    --2 has particulars:
     complementary distribution, complementation; diaspora; dissemination, diffusion; innervation; scatter, spread
  3. dispersion, dispersal, dissemination, diffusion - the act of dispersing or diffusing something; "the dispersion of the troops"; "the diffusion of knowledge"
    --3 is a kind of spread, spreading
    --3 has particulars: crop-dusting, spraying
    Derived forms: verb disperse2, verb disperse5
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