disburse vs disperse

disburse disperse

Definitions

  • 1) A payment or disbursement.
  • 2) finance To pay out, expend; usually from a public fund or treasury
  • 3) To pay out, as money; spend or lay out; expend.
  • 4) To pay out, as from a fund; expend. synonym: spend.
  • 5) an officer in any department of the public service who is charged with the duty of paying out public money.
  • 6) To pay out; to expend; -- usually from a public fund or treasury.

Definitions

  • 1) One who or that which disperses: as, a disperser of libels.
  • 2) physics, transitive, intransitive To separate rays of light etc. according to wavelength; to refract
  • 3) transitive, intransitive To distribute throughout
  • 4) transitive, intransitive To break up and disappear; to dissipate
  • 5) transitive, intransitive To scatter in different directions
  • 6) transitive, intransitive To disseminate
  • 7) separate (light) into spectral rays
  • 8) To become diffused or spread; spread.
  • 9) To scatter; separate and send off or drive in different directions; cause to separate in. different directions: as, to disperse a crowd.
  • 10) To make known; publish.
  • 11) Scattered; dispersed.
  • 12) To distribute; dispense.
  • 13) To vanish by diffusion; be scattered out of sight.
  • 14) Dispel, Scatter, etc. See dissipate.
  • 15) In optics, to refract by amounts which vary with the wave-length of the refracted ray; separate a composite beam of light, into its components, forming a spectrum. See dispersion, 3.
  • 16) To diffuse; spread.
  • 17) Todiffuse;spread.
  • 18) Scattered;dispersed.
  • 19) Tomakeknown;publish.
  • 20) To separate and move apart in different directions without order or regularity; become scattered: as, the company dispersed at 10 o'clock.
  • 21) To dissipate; cause to vanish: as, the fog is dispersed.
  • 22) To distribute, deal ont, disseminate, sow broadcast.
  • 23) To drive off or scatter in different directions: synonym: scatter.
  • 24) To cause to attenuate and disappear.
  • 25) To strew or distribute widely.
  • 26) To attenuate and vanish; dissipate.
  • 27) To distribute (particles) evenly throughout a medium.
  • 28) To separate (light) into spectral rays.
  • 29) To separate and move in different directions; scatter.
  • 30) To distribute wealth; to share one's abundance with others.
  • 31) To separate; to go or move into different parts; to vanish
  • 32) To scatter, so as to cause to vanish; to dissipate.
  • 33) To scatter abroad; to drive to different parts; to distribute; to diffuse; to spread.

Examples

  • 1) That way, once you've collected the money, you can disburse the men's share without having to find me first.
  • 2) The estate had money from oil but the trustee just did not want to disburse any of it.
  • 3) Since then, the market has grown and attracted larger players after it became clear the trustee liquidating Mr. Madoff's firm, Irving Picard , would be able to disburse at least $10 billion.
  • 4) And sons and daughters of his flesh and of the law needs must go with him fulsomely eating out of the gnarled old hand that had half a million to disburse.
  • 5) CHENNAI -- Daimler Financial Services AG, part of German auto maker Daimler AG, Tuesday announced the start of its wholly owned unit in India and said it expects to disburse loans worth $500 million in five years in this growing market for automobiles.
  • 6) Ensure that the federal government and state and local governments disburse funds according to an established and accelerated timeline
  • 7) ‘If you have an interest in preserving fiction - you might, for example, give loud and serious thought to how your local Arts Council disburses its funds.’
  • 8) ‘The sub-district office disburses funds, which came from the taxation of stores and companies located in that district, to the committees.’
  • 9) ‘However, the panel of judges said that he was not responsible for the violation because the funds were disbursed by the bank's board of directors.’
  • 10) ‘Asked if he knew whether the funds were disbursed legally, he said he did not know, but asserted that the disbursement of the funds could be accounted for.’
  • 11) ‘The funds are disbursed through banks to the schools' accounts.’
  • 12) ‘The Governor has confirmed that the fund was disbursed without his approval as the chief commissioner of the company.’
  • 13) ‘A huge amount of additional funds were also disbursed by the government to the bank to repay depositors amid massive runs.’
  • 14) ‘He and other suspects in the same case had claimed the funds were disbursed to provide food aid packages for the needy.’
  • 15) ‘Many a time mutual trust and goodwill have been lost due to dishonesty among some agents, organisations, individuals or even politicians entrusted with responsibilities to disburse such funds.’
  • 16) ‘Not only will the treasury unit have authority to disburse funds to ministries and government institutions, but it will also be responsible for finding resources to finance the state budget.’
  • 17) ‘These individuals are able to disburse their funds quite easily.’
  • 18) ‘However, it is still unclear when the administration intended to disburse the funds to the victims and who would be defined as a poor resident.’
  • 19) ‘He could establish or dissolve public institutions and he had the right to disburse public funds.’
  • 20) ‘The second option is to act on behalf of a bank in processing an application and disburse the funds, both for a fee.’
  • 21) ‘The federal government said it was studying whether to disburse relief funds to the state.’
  • 22) ‘It disburses funds only after work on a project run by a new local organization is complete or as bills arrive.’
  • 23) ‘Almost $1.5 million will have been paid out when the funds are completely disbursed.’
  • 24) ‘The expectation of the donors was that charities receiving the funds would disburse the money to needy victims just as quickly.’
  • 25) ‘Six months after its launch the fund has no administrative structures and has disbursed no money.’
  • 26) ‘We hope that the government will disburse the money before that time,’ he said.’

Examples

  • 1) Police fired tear gas to disperse doctors protesting about salaries.
  • 2) Riot police used pepper spray to disperse a small group of protesters.
  • 3) Police sprayed chemicals to disperse the crowd, and two officers were injured.
  • 4) Cops were pelted with bottles trying to disperse 4,000 people at the fight in warm weather in July.
  • 5) But the issues the group highlighted will not be so easily dispersed.
  • 6) These are gradually dispersed and digested by bacteria over weeks or months.
  • 7) But police arrived to disperse the demonstration before they were able to do it.
  • 8) The little crowd dispersed in a moment.
  • 9) Police who dispersed the crowds are considering whether to bring charges.
  • 10) Three people were shot and injured as security forces fired into the air to disperse them.
  • 11) The group of rioters dispersed only when armed police finally arrived.
  • 12) The crowds dispersed peacefully when they were denied a meeting with the ambassador.
  • 13) Police dispersed the crowd and said no offences were reported.
  • 14) Much of the country was paralysed yesterday as police tried to disperse demonstrators before they could form into columns.
  • 15) When the two sides clashed, riot police tried to disperse them with teargas.
  • 16) By exposing more of their surface area, it allows their body heat to disperse in the air.
  • 17) The diehards can disperse now.
  • 18) Cops dispersed the rival groups.
  • 19) The crowd, still angry, gradually dispersed.
  • 20) The shells disperse hundreds of pieces of felt soaked in the incendiary chemical, which continues to burn for as long as it is exposed to oxygen.
  • 21) So vicious has been the squeeze that as many as a third of family dairy farmers have now quit, dispersed their herds and sold their farms.
  • 22) People and objects disperse.
  • 23) Now they are dispersed.
  • 24) The allocation formula in England takes no account of the extra costs of providing services in widely dispersed areas, the team says.
  • 25) They include Brenna Bell, an Oregon-based attorney with the National Lawyers Guild, who claims she was arrested while trying to obey police orders to disperse from a peaceful demonstration.
  • 26) With the last investigation, however, we have gone beyond the field of actual colloid chemistry, although the solution of a radioactive substance, e.g. polonium chloride, can naturally be called a disperse system, though more accurately it is molecular-disperse because the substance dissolved in the solvent occurs here as molecules, not as molecular aggregates, as is the case in a colloidal solution.
  • 27) London cops have been given the power to "disperse" anyone under 16, gathered in groups of two or more, from almost all of central London, after 9PM.
  • 28) As the science journal Nature reported, "they help large globs of oil 'disperse' into smaller pieces -- hence their name -- which are easier for sea-living microbes to break down."
  • 29) A large number of people started to kind of disperse, but there are many people here -- thousands of people, still standing around playing music, chanting, making their voices heard.
  • 30) The note of war has been sounded, and in the imperial proclamation, recently issued, the people of the Confederate States and all who sympathize with them are treated as rebels, and twenty days is allowed them to "disperse" and return to their allegiance to the authorities at Washington.
  • 31) But that's only the tip of the iceberg: You need to take a look at the underwater impact of the oil geyser and the dangerous chemicals BP is using to "disperse" it - effects that could last for decades, even if the risky "Top Kill" maneuver to plug the well works.
  • 32) Though BP should have to pay for the loses they have created,,, there is no authority for Obama to tell them to put money in this fund for someone of their choosing to 'disperse'.
  • 33) BP dumps over a million gallons of toxic old stocks of Corexit 9527A & 9500 into the Gulf to "disperse" the oil.
  • 34) ‘Suburban office and industrial parks and shopping centers competed successfully with central business districts, dispersing economic activity over wide areas.’
  • 35) ‘The heat from the fire causes the pine cones to explode, dispersing seed over a wide area.’
  • 36) ‘When confronted with those distributions, many of us probably reason that some species indeed are dispersed over a wide area on the wintering grounds.’
  • 37) ‘The multiple paths of communications result in the system being very robust against jamming and also allow the units to be dispersed over a wide area.’
  • 38) ‘They are found dispersed among some rocky bottom areas, but are largely found along the California coastal reefs and kelp forests.’
  • 39) ‘At the strategic Bagram airbase, 20 miles north of Kabul, hundreds of soldiers trucked in late over the last few days were dispersed among the derelict airport buildings.’
  • 40) ‘But on reaching Ireland, the livestock was dispersed among farms, with most going to two slaughterhouses in Navan and Roscommon.’
  • 41) ‘Our Founders emphasized that immigrants would have to be dispersed among what they described as the English population in this country.’
  • 42) ‘Funds raised by the event will be dispersed among more than 30 Limerick charities and organisations over the coming months.’
  • 43) ‘Bordone's talent was dispersed among saturnine portraits, mannered religious scenes and images of dark and brooding eroticism.’
  • 44) ‘Evidence is dispersed among individual tourists and collectors, as personal mementoes.’
  • 45) ‘Management of these conditions is currently dispersed among a plethora of programs and providers.’
  • 46) ‘Is there any indication in the tapes that they have learned how to disperse it over a wide area, say in a public theater, or a train station?’
  • 47) ‘Because the disease cannot be passed from person to person, infecting large populations would require dispersing spores over a wide area.’
  • 48) ‘Space forces and systems should in general be dispersed to cover the widest possible area yet retain the ability to concentrate decisive force rapidly.’
  • 49) ‘Furthermore, as a company's scope increases, it may have to distribute its goods and services in progressively more dispersed areas.’
  • 50) ‘A few alert colleagues were dispersed among the executive departments.’
  • 51) ‘The senatorial aristocracy with its widely dispersed estates had virtually disappeared, and the ownership of landed property tended to become more regional.’
  • 52) ‘The settlements are generally dispersed with thin occupation layers.’
  • 53) ‘Spores are dispersed passively by wind and rain.’
  • 54) ‘Once they were through clapping, the crowd dispersed into different directions.’
  • 55) ‘Interior minister Francois Boko said soldiers had fired warning shots to disperse a crowd of protesters who had surrounded their vehicle in the neighbourhood of Be, an opposition stronghold.’
  • 56) ‘A handful of local people get off the bus, dispersing in different directions.’
  • 57) ‘Clearly there would be a lot of ‘noise’ as different groups dispersed in different directions.’
  • 58) ‘Workers then dispersed peacefully in different directions, confusion and exhaustion written in their faces.’
  • 59) ‘Exasperated and frustrated, they dispersed in different directions, never to come together again.’
  • 60) ‘The voices of the towns people broke out into a hive of excited chatter as they began to disperse in different directions.’
  • 61) ‘A group of about 150 protesters remained after the initial burst of rubber bullets dispersed the crowd and police continued to fire on them, a photographer at the scene said.’
  • 62) ‘Police also forcibly dispersed a slogan-shouting crowd of protesters in the adjoining city of Bhaktapur, injuring two people.’
  • 63) ‘However, there are growing signs that, even if crowds are dispersed away from Edinburgh, the protest could become inflammatory.’
  • 64) ‘In a repeat of Sunday's clashes, police in full riot gear charged the protesters and used water cannons to disperse the angry crowds.’
  • 65) ‘At about the same time, police riding horses through the crowd stopped being effective at keeping the crowd moving and dispersing the jumping chanters.’
  • 66) ‘If such mass protests seem to be in the works, will the mainland Chinese government have to step in to clamp down, including dispersing the crowds with riot police?’
  • 67) ‘From a vantage point, the charging bull creating space by dispersing the crowd ahead of it, and the chasers closing the gap behind it, is a spectacle.’
  • 68) ‘Students barricaded gates with burning tyres in an effort to prevent police from gaining access and dispersing the crowds.’
  • 69) ‘After 10 minutes or so, the crowd was dispersed.’
  • 70) ‘Police dispersed the crowds with water cannons.’
  • 71) ‘The crowd was dispersed when local authorities had men fire warning shots over their heads.’
  • 72) ‘Police quickly dispersed the crowd and dispatched the ringleaders to prison.’
  • 73) ‘The weather took a turn for the worse as a fierce force 11 storm forced the convoy to disperse over a wide area.’
  • 74) ‘The sun had gone, I was too late in the day, and the mist had risen and dispersed, coating the sky an even grey.’
  • 75) ‘Aerobic activities like cross-country skiing demand thin layers that rapidly disperse sweat and body heat - keeping you cool, not warm.’
  • 76) ‘The location could not have been better: within easy reach of Washington, yet protected by the Allegheny mountains and with prevailing winds from Canada to disperse any radiation.’
  • 77) ‘We had such hot weather and there wasn't a lot of wind to disperse it.’
  • 78) ‘End result: clear skies letting in the sun and no strong winds to disperse the heat.’
  • 79) ‘Darren looked up at the ceiling fan dispersing his cigarette smoke as it hit.’
  • 80) ‘A blustery wind may help in dispersing the pollen, but it will also carry it further.’
  • 81) ‘The mists of my confusion were being dispersed by reading God's Word.’
  • 82) ‘There was no wind to disperse the odor that hung over Kumar like a malignant bouquet: raw kerosene, raw vegetables, raw sewage.’
  • 83) ‘He reasoned that any effect due to nearby cities would be more pronounced in calm conditions, when the wind could not disperse the heat.’
  • 84) ‘The clouds as if by divine interposition were entirely dispersed and I was once again invited to the grateful task of repeating my observations.’
  • 85) ‘The dark clouds had dispersed a bit but there were still clouds there.’
  • 86) ‘It blew over him like a strong gust of wind, dispersing all illusions and bringing to light the unpleasant agony of truth.’
  • 87) ‘About 30 firefighters from across the county battled for more than four hours to spray water onto the gas cloud in a bid to disperse it.’
  • 88) ‘On the 23rd, cold and dry weather blew in from the East, and this caused the clouds to disperse, lifting the veil that the Germans had been fighting under.’
  • 89) ‘Apprehensive, thinking that he had truly been through enough already, Bill turned his head and saw that the wind was dispersing the remaining ashes of the thing that had been Bartholomew.’
  • 90) ‘A flat slab of the stuff would focus light, rather than dispersing it, as normal materials would.’
  • 91) ‘Light at each end of the optical spectrum is dispersed by a different amount, since the refractive index of any medium depends on frequency.’
  • 92) ‘When a source (such as the sun) gives off light, that light can be dispersed into a rainbow spectrum by a prism or diffraction grating.’
  • 93) ‘The ceilings are configured to disperse reflected light evenly throughout the rooms.’
  • 94) ‘Within the foyer, a double-height, semi-circular void disperses soft light into the depths of the building.’
  • 95) ‘The particles are referred to as the disperse phase while the other phase is termed the dispersion medium or continuous phase.’
  • 96) ‘Technically, the liquid which forms droplets is known as the disperse phase, and the liquid in which these drops are scattered is known as the dispersion medium.’
  • 97) ‘The colloidal particles of the disperse phase are equivalent to the solute of a solution and the continuous phase is equivalent to the solvent.’
  • 98) ‘These variables allow to control the diameter of the disperse phase droplets (emulsion or microemulsion).’
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