GreenGonzo - The best way to Freecycle!

Meaning of Disperson

GG Dictionary
Definition Finder

There's simply no easier way to freecycle than with GreenGonzo. As an experiment GreenGonzo are testing out their new dictionary facility. If you want to use our freecycling services please visit our main website. If you want to search our dictionary please use the box below.

  • The state of being dispersed.
  • A process of dispersing.
  • The degree of scatter of data.
  • The separation of visible light by refraction or diffraction.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Dis*per"sion (?), n. [Cf. F. dispersion.] 1. The act or process of scattering or dispersing, or the state of being scattered or separated; as, the Jews in their dispersion retained their rites and ceremonies; a great dispersion of the human family took place at the building of Babel.

The days of your slaughter and of your dispersions are accomplished.
Jer. xxv. 34.

2. (Opt.) The separation of light into its different colored rays, arising from their different refrangibilities.

Dispersion of the optic axes(Crystallog.), the separation of the optic axes in biaxial crystals, due to the fact that the axial angle has different values for the different colors of the spectrum.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

You arrived here by searching for Disperson
The correct spelling of this word ought to be: Dispersion

Thank you for trying out the GreenGonzo encyclopedia. This is an experimental directory and we cannot explicitly vouch for its accuracy.