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Meaning of SCATTERING

Pronunciation:  'skaturing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of scattering
  2. [n]  spreading widely or driving off
  3. [n]  a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby
  4. [n]  the physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions
  5. [n]  a small number dispersed haphazardly; "the first scatterings of green"
  6. [adj]  spreading by diffusion
 

SCATTERING is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: diffusing(a), diffusive, dispersion, dispersive, disseminating, disseminative, distributive, scatter, spreading, sprinkle, sprinkling, sprinkling, strewing
 
 See Also: action, activity, Diaspora, dissipation, extinction, natural action, natural process, rain shower, shower, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, spread, spread, spreading, spreading

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Scat"ter*ing\, a.
    Going or falling in various directions; not united or
    aggregated; divided among many; as, scattering votes.
    
    
  2. \Scat"ter*ing\, n.
    Act of strewing about; something scattered. --South.
    
    
 

 

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