dispersed

[ US /dɪˈspɝst/ ]
[ UK /dɪspˈɜːsd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. distributed or spread over a considerable extent
    eleven million Jews are spread throughout Europe
    has ties with many widely dispersed friends
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How To Use dispersed In A Sentence

  • Already well dispersed, they probably acquired iron technology around 500 C.E. On their route eastward, the Bantu speakers skirted the northern forest edge toward the interlacustrine region of East Africa. D. Africa, 500-1500
  • Nilufer Bharucha, faculty in the department of English and project coordinator, explained that the term diaspora means to be scattered or dispersed across national boundaries, and has been self-consciously used today by postcolonial theorists to describe those who got displaced from their home owing to colonial politics and post-colonial economic realities. Analysis
  • As it was evident he was in no mood for converse, Sybil, who seemed to exercise considerable authority over the crew, with a word dispersed them, and they herded back to their respective habitations. Rookwood
  • When flammable powders are dispersed in the air, they can explode.
  • The topics in those categories that were less widely dispersed throughout the curriculum included stereochemistry, drug design, drug nomenclature, natural products and biotechnology.
  • Police in riot gear dispersed the demonstration.
  • Much will be dispersed by helicopter, and possibly some by boat to smaller or more remote riverside communities.
  • The soldiers were dispersed along a bank.
  • The brotherly spirit of science, which unites into one family all its votaries of whatever grade,and however widely dispersed throughout the different quarters of the globe. 
  • Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers dispersed through Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, elect.
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