1. [ noun ] spreading widely or driving off
Synonyms: scattering
Related terms: spread Diaspora dissipation disperse
2. [ noun ] the spatial property of being scattered about over an area or volume
Synonyms: distribution
Related terms: concentration spacing dissemination scatter complementary_distribution diaspora innervation
3. [ noun ] the act of dispersing or diffusing something
Synonyms: dispersal diffusion dissemination

"the dispersion of the troops" "the diffusion of knowledge"

Related terms: spread crop-dusting circulate diffuse disperse
Similar spelling:   dispersive