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Dispersion

Dis`per´sion
n.1.The act or process of scattering or dispersing, or the state of being scattered or separated; as, the Jews in their dispersion retained their rites and ceremonies; a great dispersion of the human family took place at the building of Babel.
2.(Opt.) The separation of light into its different colored rays, arising from their different refrangibilities.
Dispersion of the optic axes
(Crystallog.) the separation of the optic axes in biaxial crystals, due to the fact that the axial angle has different values for the different colors of the spectrum.
Noun1.dispersion - spreading widely or driving off
Synonyms: scattering
2.dispersion - the spatial property of being scattered about over an area or volume
Synonyms: distribution
3.dispersion - the act of dispersing or diffusing something; "the dispersion of the troops"; "the diffusion of knowledge"
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