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dispersal meaning

Pronunciation:   "dispersal" in a sentence
  • Noun: dispersal  di'spursul
    1. The act of dispersing or diffusing something
      - dispersion, dissemination, diffusion

    Sounds like: disbursal

    Derived forms: dispersals

    See also: disperse

    Type of: spread, spreading

    Encyclopedia: Dispersal


  • [Defence]
    Relocation of forces for the purpose of increasing survivability.
    See also dispersion.

  • [Medicine]
    n : the act or result of dispersing; specif : the process or result of the spreading of organisms from one place to another

Examples

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  1. the means of dispersal are wind, water and animals.
  2. the dispersal of pupils militates against the neighbourhood school.
  3. the usual vehicles of dispersal are wind, water and animals(zoochory).
  4. the usual vehicles of dispersal are wind (anemochory), water (hydrochory).
  5. the usual vehicles of dispersal are wind (anemochory), water (hydrochory).

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