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dispersal

[də′spər·səl]
(civil engineering)
The practice of building or establishing industrial plants, government offices, or the like, in separated areas, to reduce vulnerability to enemy attack.
(ordnance)
The spreading out of equipment, supplies, or personnel, especially for protection against enemy action.

dispersal

i. Spreading out assets to reduce their vulnerability to enemy air attacks.
ii. Loosely used for dispersal areas—airfield aprons or areas where aircraft and support equipment can be dispersed as required.
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Critique: Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "Aerial Dispersal of Pollen and Spores" also features lists of symbols, acronyms, and abbreviations, as well as a twenty page list of references, and a seventeen page index, making it an ideal and unreservedly recommended as a curriculum textbook, as well as a critically important addition to corporate, college, and university library Horticultural and Agricultural instructional reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists.
The cottony calyces of Salvia funerea, a shrub species endemic to the Mojave Desert of Nevada and California, USA, seem to be ideally adapted to catching the wind, although its dispersal biology has never been studied.
Different scales and modes of larval dispersal have been suggested for various abalone species worldwide (Table 1).
Sumalbag and the other victims of the violent dispersal wish not to be approached, interviewed and/or asked for any statements without our presence and assistance as their counsels.
"We are working with our partners to reduce these instances and this dispersal zone is part of that work.
Police stings, including 'Operation Wilbur', have been running to try and tackle problems in the Horeston Grange area as well as in Weddington but the dispersal zone has been actioned to try and stem the recent trouble.
The first dispersal order for the Penyrheol Estate came into force from 5pm yesterday, the second order applies to an area of the Castle View estate from 6pm yesterday and the third order came into force for Caerphilly town centre from 7pm last night.
Within PAE analyses, dispersal events are identified by changes in biogeographic area relationships on subsequent areagrams.
The initial data used for modeling dispersal utilized infestations that accumulated aerial detection surveys from 1983 to 1995.
Each vessel was followed and examined to count its dispersal and magistral pattern.
They may also be relocated elsewhere after an initial dispersal.
Population models (22) as well as direct observations (23) indicate that dispersal is an important factor for the survival of Ae.