dispersed elements

dispersed elements

[də′spərst ′el·ə·mənts]
(geochemistry)
Elements which form few or no independent minerals but are present as minor ingredients in minerals of abundant elements.
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This feature homogenizes dispersed elements and provides vertical movement of the mixture.
Anecdotal stories of aerial resupply in combat abound, and the capability is essential in austere environments that have widely dispersed elements in the 30- to 60-kilometer range.
The combined BNS and AI family of products bridge the technology gaps between geographically dispersed elements of a telecom network and OS support systems.
IHA won this award through their implementation of a network suite that provides real-time communications and instant collaboration across the many dispersed elements of IHA, including hospitals, community health centers, residential assisted living facilities, mental health housing, primary health clinics, homes and schools.