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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Scattering \Scat"ter*ing\, adjective Going or falling in various directions; not united or aggregated; divided among many; as, scattering votes.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Scatter \Scat"ter\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Scattered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scattering}.] [OE. scateren. See {Shatter}.]

1. To strew about; to sprinkle around; to throw down loosely; to deposit or place here and there, esp. in an open or sparse order.

And some are scattered all the floor about. --Chaucer.

Why should my muse enlarge on Libyan swains, Their scattered cottages, and ample plains? --Dryden.

Teach the glad hours to scatter, as they fly, Soft quiet, gentle love, and endless joy. --Prior.

2. To cause to separate in different directions; to reduce from a close or compact to a loose or broken order; to dissipate; to disperse.

Scatter and disperse the giddy Goths. --Shak.

3. Hence, to frustrate, disappoint, and overthrow; as, to scatter hopes, plans, or the like.

Syn: To disperse; dissipate; spread; strew.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

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

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

scattering

noun

1: a small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly; "the first scatterings of green"; "a sprinkling of grey at his temples" [syn: {scattering}, {sprinkling}]

2: the physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions

3: a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby [syn: {scattering}, {sprinkle}, {sprinkling}]

4: spreading widely or driving off [syn: {dispersion}, {scattering}]

5: the act of scattering [syn: {scatter}, {scattering}, {strewing}]


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