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disperse

Chemistry of or consisting of the particles in a colloid or suspension

disperse

[də′spərs]
(computer science)
A data-processing operation in which grouped input items are distributed among a larger number of groups in the output.
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High-speed Marion mixer with choppers is an intensive, nonfluxing mixer that fluffs compacted synthetic fibers used in molding compounds, disperses pigments into plastic powder, and heats and disperses plasticizers into PVC.
Does the soil disperse spontaneously when wetted by irrigation or rainfall, does the wet soil disperse when remoulded by traffic or upon the impact of raindrops (termed mechanical dispersion), or is the soil stable?
Twenty tree species in the island's dry forests depend largely on lemurs to eat their fruit and disperse their seeds, according to Jorg U.
Like droplets of water dispersed in oil, dry silica can be forced to disperse in rubber by mechanical means.
Accesser(TM) -- Dispersed Storage router that slices, disperses and retrieves data throughout the network.
One of the questions approached in this study was whether or not the clay that disperses is more sodic than that which does not disperse.
Agglomerates may be very large (> 50 microns), difficult to disperse and may yield serious product quality problems.
Sceptor's patent-pending dispenser is a portable, self-contained medical-grade metered dose dispenser (MDD) that disperses a precise, repeatable quantity of BioSim particles into the air at the touch of a button.
Net Manager assists banks in establishing enterprise level web sites and disperses content management to departments.
Cleversafe's Dispersed Storage software divides data into "slices" using functions called Information Dispersal Algorithms (IDAs) and disperses these slices, via secure Internet connections, to multiple nodes on a dsNet.