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Noun: dispersion  di'spur-zhun or di'spur-shun
  1. Spreading widely or driving off
    - scattering
  2. The spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume
    "worldwide in dispersion";
    - distribution
  3. The act of dispersing or diffusing something
    "the dispersion of the troops";
    - dispersal, dissemination, diffusion

Derived forms: dispersions

Type of: spacing, spatial arrangement, spread, spreading

Encyclopedia: Dispersion