(redirected from DISPERS)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.
Related to DISPERS: diapers


v. dis·persed, dis·pers·ing, dis·pers·es
a. To drive off or scatter in different directions: The police dispersed the crowd. See Synonyms at scatter.
b. To strew or distribute widely: The airplane dispersed the leaflets over the city.
2. To cause to attenuate and disappear: The sun dispersed the fog.
a. To separate (light) into spectral rays.
b. To distribute (particles) evenly throughout a medium.
1. To separate and move in different directions; scatter: The crowd dispersed once the concert ended.
2. To attenuate and vanish; dissipate: The storm clouds had dispersed by noon.

[Middle English dispersen, from Old French disperser, from Latin dispergere, dispers-, to disperse : dis-, apart; see dis- + spargere, to scatter.]

dis·pers′ed·ly (-spûr′sĭd-lē) adv.
dis·pers′er n.
dis·pers′i·ble adj.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
Now Morn her rosie steps in th' Eastern Clime Advancing, sow'd the Earth with Orient Pearle, When ADAM wak't, so customd, for his sleep Was Aerie light, from pure digestion bred, And temperat vapors bland, which th' only sound Of leaves and fuming rills, AURORA's fan, Lightly dispers'd, and the shrill Matin Song Of Birds on every bough; so much the more His wonder was to find unwak'nd EVE With Tresses discompos'd, and glowing Cheek, As through unquiet rest: he on his side Leaning half-rais'd, with looks of cordial Love Hung over her enamour'd, and beheld Beautie, which whether waking or asleep, Shot forth peculiar Graces; then with voice Milde, as when ZEPHYRUS on FLORA breathes, Her hand soft touching, whisperd thus.
Biz bu olguda yaptigimiz ileti calismalarinda sol median ve ulnar temporal dispers yanitlar, BKAP amplitudlerinin kuculmus ve F yanitlarinin yok oldugunu gorduk.
Next, we test H7 and H8 together in a multivariate setting using the following regression specification, where we regress each measure of asymmetric information (LNNUMEST, FORERROR, and DISPERS are dependent variables) on a dummy which takes a value of one for SEO firms and zero for IPO firms (SEODUM), individual management quality proxies, and a set of control variables (firm size, firm age, the number of outside directors, and business and geographic segment concentration measures):
TEGO Dispers 747 W is suitable for water-based, inorganic pigment concentrates and demonstrates excellent processing characteristics in the tinting process, according to the company.
Finally, TEGO[R] Dispers 678 is a low-viscosity dispersing agent for both high solids and medium solids solventborne direct grinds used in industrial coatings that exhibits outstanding color stability regardless of the application method.
Comments: TEGO Dispers 685 is a high performance wetting and dispersing additive designed for organic pigments and carbon black in energy-curing and solventborne systems.
The color shades--Royal, Curry, Berry and Terra--are based on BASF pigment preparations from the Dispers range.
(7.) Temperley, J, Westwood, MJ, Hornby, MR, Simpson, LA, "Use of a Mathematical Model to Predict the Effects of Extenders on Pigment Dispersion in Paint Films." Pigment Dispers, Paint Film64 (809) 33-40 (1992)
Tego Coating Additives and Specialty Resins has introduced Dispers 655 for the production of APE-free universal pigment concentrates.
Many of the company's wetting and dispersant additives, sold under the Tego Dispers label, can be applied to both waterborne and solvent coatings as well both organic and inorganic pigments.