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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Spreading widely or driving off; A light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby; The physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions;

Usage examples (34)
  • Verb (used with object) : to scatter seeds. ,to scatter a crowd
  • Dowden's description of the poet Shelley's efforts in scattering one of his suppressed pamphlets, reminded me of ours.
  • I will leave a few ... that they may declare ... abominations -- God's purpose in scattering a remnant of Jews among the
  • I recall scattering the little figures; seizing them; flinging them headlong. for more
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