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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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The medium and the dispersed phase can be either gas, liquid or solid.
Squatters later converged in Soksok, where again police in three Land Cruisers dispersed them.
Governor Fayose had called on the people of the state to put on a white attire and gather at the pavilion at Fajuyi Park in Ado Ekiti for a rally, and while the people gathered, the police dispersed the people.
"There is an increased police presence in the area and officers will remain after the group has been dispersed to offer reassurance to the local community.
The removal of these dispersed campsites along the Quartzville Recreation Corridor was prompted by the expiration and non-renewal of a land use agreement between the BLM and a private landowner to manage their lands for recreation in the Quartzville Recreation Corridor.
Security forces forcibly dispersed a number of protests around the countryon Thursdayas pro-Brotherhood protesters organised marches to commemorate the first anniversary of Mohamed Morsi's ouster.
Fabricating composites with dispersed nanostructures is difficult because of the problem of dispersing such small particles without agglomeration.
Riyadh, August 21st (BNA) --A Saudi lady dispersed iPhones, IPads, a group of accessories and baby toys with a cost of 50,000 Saudi Riyals among visitors of a public park in Rafha Governorate.
'Many trees that have seeds dispersed by primates are also important to people, because those who live in the vicinity of the forests gather a lot of fruit and nuts,' Olsson said.
PPG Industries has been granted a patent for an electrodepositable coating composition comprised of a resinous phase dispersed in an aqueous medium.
Various experimental works have been proposed in the literature to enhance the understanding of oil-water flow transitions [1-4] in horizontal pipes with the flow pattern being classified as stratified, dispersed, and mixed flow.
The University of New Hampshire Coastal Response Research Center is funding three projects aimed at better understanding the impact of dispersed oil.