Definitions for: Scattering


[n] the act of scattering
[n] spreading widely or driving off
[n] a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby
[n] the physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions
[n] a small number dispersed haphazardly; "the first scatterings of green"
[adj] spreading by diffusion



Webster (1913) Definition: Scat"ter*ing, a.
Going or falling in various directions; not united or
aggregated; divided among many; as, scattering votes.


Scat"ter*ing, n.
Act of strewing about; something scattered. --South.

Synonyms: diffusing(a), diffusive, dispersion, dispersive, disseminating, disseminative, distributive, scatter, spreading, sprinkle, sprinkling, sprinkling, strewing

See Also: action, activity, Diaspora, dissipation, extinction, natural action, natural process, rain shower, shower, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, spread, spread, spreading, spreading

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