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DISPERSAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dispersal mean? 

DISPERSAL (noun)
  The noun DISPERSAL has 1 sense:

1. the act of dispersing or diffusing something

  Familiarity information: DISPERSAL used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DISPERSAL (noun)


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Meaning:

The act of dispersing or diffusing something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

dispersal; dispersion; dissemination; diffusion

Context examples:

the dispersion of the troops / the diffusion of knowledge

Hypernyms ("dispersal" is a kind of...):

spread; spreading (act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "dispersal"):

crop-dusting; spraying (the dispersion of fungicides or insecticides or fertilizer on growing crops (often from a low-flying aircraft))


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