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spread

1. Informal the wingspan of an aircraft
2. a covering for a table or bed

spread

[spred]
(engineering)
The layout of geophone groups from which data from a single shot are recorded simultaneously.
(statistics)
The range within which the values of a variable quantity occur.
(electronics)

spread

Of air supplied by a air diffuser in an air-conditioned space, the divergence of the airstream after it leaves the outlet.
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Many consumers, particularly younger ones, are using Nutella spread not just as a spread, but also as a cooking and baking ingredient, meaning a competitively priced store brand alternative -- perhaps with recipes on the label -- could be very appealing to shoppers.
The chart shows the spread in the last 10 years between a Moody's corporate AAA bond rate and the Treasury constant one-year maturity rate.
3 : to open or arrange over a larger area <The captain spread out a map.
Epidemiologic studies during 2004-05 mainly focused on HPAI H5N1 virus persistence in relation to the agro-ecology of poultry and duck production systems (6), and little attention was paid to the role of wild birds in local viral persistence or long-distance spread during that period.
In addition, H5N1 doesn't spread easily from human to human, which is why there have been so few human cases.
and the virus is not known to spread among humans, health officials worry it could mutate, launching a worldwide epidemic.
Drought may slow things down but won't stop the spread or effectiveness of the fungus.
Accordingly, if unrelated parties would not share the spread or the grant date value, the IRS's determinations are arbitrary and capricious.
Another way to interpret the yield curve signals is to apply a statistical model that converts the 10-year minus 3-month spread into a probability of a recession twelve months later, as shown in the chart.
Lai and colleagues applied geostatistical methods to analyze the spread of SARS in Hong Kong during this time period.
I am wondering where you got this information that HIV/AIDS can be spread through bodily perspiration?