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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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Product spreadability determines the proper distribution of the drug on the target area, plays a role in creating a positive patient experience with the product and affects how the product is removed from the primary package.
The chapter touches on the idea of how spreadability has increased the diversity of ideas; however, not everyone may have access to the information.
The imperatives of the spreadability governing its development were globality, hybridity, and an idea of bearing witness founded on a tension between the respective commitments to historical responsibility and journalistic credibility.
La spreadability de los mensajes, como caracteristica del ambiente mediatico actual, se situa como uno de los pilares del caracter transnacional de las audiencias, pues les permite a sus miembros apropiar los productos, valorarlos, modificarlos, incrustarlos en otros contextos, etc.
The product has six times greater spreadability than rock salt and is more cost-effective in the long term.
The panelists were asked to indicate their observations using a 5-point hedonic scale for aroma, colour, taste spreadability and overall acceptability.
What is the perception of the physical and cosmetic attributes of the gel formulation: spreadability, ease of application, smoothness, silkiness, appearance, and scent?
The jam's colour should resemble that of the fruit and its texture shouldn't be too runny or thick - spreadability is crucial.
If you see a long list of ingredients that are not on the following list, they are most likely excipients--ingredients that have no direct, active effect on the skin but are added to increase spreadability or to keep the ingredients from separating, caking, or going bad.
Viscoelastic behavior drives end-use properties of soft matter such as the spreadability, flowability, shape stability, and physical stability.
Foam and hydrogel vehicles have the advantage of easy spreadability with little residue.