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dis·per·sive

 (dĭ-spûr′sĭv, -zĭv)
adj.
1. Tending to become dispersed.
2. Tending to produce dispersion.

dis·per′sive·ly adv.

dispersive

(dɪˈspɜːsɪv)
adj
tending or serving to disperse
disˈpersively adv
disˈpersiveness n

dis•per•sive

(dɪˈspɜr sɪv)

adj.
serving or tending to disperse.
[1620–30]
dis•per′sive•ly, adv.
dis•per′sive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dispersive - spreading by diffusion
distributive - serving to distribute or allot or disperse
Translations
dispersif
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75 s, it is shown that the particles around the free surface change their motions characterized by more continuity resulting in reduction of unphysical particle dispersiveness seen in other simulations.
rms], having the sense of the second central moment of the PDP, see Equation (6), is a measure of the channel time dispersiveness and determines the maximum symbol rate achievable by a communication system before inter-symbol interference (ISI) occurs (see also [7,8] for details).
Dispersiveness, however, has limits in the systems view; these are found in the internal logic of the organism (Gollin, 1981; Sameroff, 1989; Scarr, 1982) and in the regularities of the environment (Dannefer & Perlmuter, 1990; Dowd, 1990; Gottlieb, 1997; Valsiner, 1997).