dispersal dispersal  /dɪs ˈpɜr səl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of dispersing or diffusing something

Usage(s):

  • Schmidt specialized in the generous dispersal of indignation like a friendly neighbor handing out Halloween candy to a quote-hungry press.

News

  1. 'Tailing' spiny lobster larvae to protect them

    In a new study of spiny lobsters scientists studied the larval dispersal of this species in the Caribbean. The goal of the study was to describe the sources, sinks, and routes connecting the Caribbean spiny lobster metapopulation. The results led the team to propose marine resource management strategies that incorporate larval connectivity and "larval lobster credits" to sustain and rebuild ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers to conduct complete dispersal of Niagara Tunnel Project equipment items at unreserved ...

    Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers to conduct complete dispersal of Niagara Tunnel Project equipment items at unreserved auction in Niagara Falls, ON June 17-18
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Finance secretary John Swinney said: "Relocation policy to date has not achieved the benefits intended - wide job dispersal or assisting the areas most in economic need. The government's approach will mean that relocation is still an option but it...
    on Jan 28, 2008 By: John Swinney Source: Glasgow Daily Record

  2. Complimenting the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation for organizing the conference to discuss the organisation and management of statistics in the country, Dr. singh said: "The acquisition, processing and dispersal of information...
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: DailyIndia.com

  3. "As I understand it, the automotive industry is pushing for the dispersal of those funds as quickly as possible and so maybe this administration may have no other choice," Fiorina said. "On the other hand, the next administration, whoever...
    on Oct 27, 2008 By: Carly Fiorina Source: Reuters

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