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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dis•perse*dɪˈspɜrs(v.)-persed, -pers•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to drive or send off in various directions; scatter.

  2. to spread widely; disseminate.

  3. to dispel; cause to vanish:

    The wind dispersed the fog.

  4. to cause (particles) to separate uniformly throughout a solid, liquid, or gas.

    Category: Chemistry

  5. to subject (light) to dispersion.

    Category: Optics

  6. (v.i.)to separate and move apart in different directions without order or regularity; become scattered.

  7. to be dispelled; vanish.

* Syn: See scatter.

Origin of disperse:

1350–1400; < L dispersus, ptp. of dispergere=di-di -2+-spergere, der. of spargere to scatter, strew



  1. dispersible(Adjective)

    Capable of being dispersed, or of forming a dispersion

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