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dis·sem·i·nate

 (dĭ-sĕm′ə-nāt′)
v. dis·sem·i·nat·ed, dis·sem·i·nat·ing, dis·sem·i·nates
v.tr.
1. To scatter widely, as in sowing seed.
2. To spread abroad; promulgate: disseminate news.
v.intr.
To become diffused; spread.

[Latin dissēmināre, dissēmināt- : dis-, dis- + sēmināre, to sow (from sēmen, sēmin-, seed; see sē- in Indo-European roots).]

dis·sem′i·na′tion n.
dis·sem′i·na′tor n.
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What he had told me, in his room, about his belief in its disseminating the statements pasted on it, which were nothing but old leaves of abortive Memorials, might have been a fancy with him sometimes; but not when he was out, looking up at the kite in the sky, and feeling it pull and tug at his hand.
Lethabie Groombride, who had formed a Committee, and was disseminating literature: The Province groaned; the Inspector--now an Inspector of Inspectors--whistled.
The noise of different typewriters already at work, disseminating their views upon the protection of native races, or the value of cereals as foodstuffs, quickened Mary's steps, and she always ran up the last flight of steps which led to her own landing, at whatever hour she came, so as to get her typewriter to take its place in competition with the rest.
The workshop aims at supporting capabilities of media men in the field of developing and disseminating the child rights culture, benefiting from modern technology of media means in disseminating this culture, combating violence against children and communication between Arab media men in the field of disseminating the child rights culture.
These data revealed that the most common methods of disseminating the guidelines were direct mailings to the issuing organization's members (80% of all guidelines), publishing guidelines in journals or newsletters (76%), and direct mailing to persons other than the organization's members (73%).
Disseminating digital maps and geospatial data via ArcIMS technology is not practical for libraries when they have a great quantity of material covering different parts of the world at different scales and in different formats.
Web-based education is an efficient and accessible method for disseminating information about effective practice.
The law prohibits the three agencies from knowingly disseminating bad data and bans application of any political litmus test to experts under consideration as outside advisers.
A secondary goal of the EAH Consensus Development Conference was to prepare a statement that would serve to curtail the growing problem of EAH by disseminating the most current information to both medical personnel and the greater public on the prevalence, nature and treatment of this disorder.
Finally, disseminating data back to clinical staff is a simple yet powerful tool for improvement.
Final drafts of the screening procedures, submission forms and feedback formats have been completed and made available to the participating organizations, and HCFA seems confident that SIQ is ready to begin disseminating "good practices" information to nursing homes, home healthcare agencies and other providers.
The Window is an ambitious, even subversive, project, for it pushes the responsibility for disseminating information squarely back onto the broad shoulders of the federal government.

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