Meaning of DISPERSAL in English

DISPERSAL

1.

Dispersal is the spreading of things over a wide area.

Plants have different mechanisms of ~ for their spores.

= distribution

N-UNCOUNT

2.

The ~ of a crowd involves splitting it up and making the people leave in different directions.

The police ordered the ~ of the crowds gathered round the building.

N-UNCOUNT: oft N of n

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