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Meaning of DISPERSAL

Pronunciation:  di'spursul

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the act of dispersing or diffusing something; "the dispersion of the troops"; "the diffusion of knowledge"

DISPERSAL is a 9 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: diffusion, dispersion, dissemination
 See Also: crop-dusting, spraying, spread, spreading



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dis*per"sal\, n.
The act or result of dispersing or scattering; dispersion.

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