scatteration

scatteration

(ˌskætəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. the act of scattering or the state of being scattered
2. the movement of people and industries out of the city
3. the practice of dispersing funds and energies in too many directions or smaller units
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It hit the pier in the center and went all to smash and scatteration like a box of matches struck by lightning.
The Scatteration of Knowledge and the Rise of Metanarrative Doubt
Urban scatteration takes only a field or a farm here and there, but it sparks speculation, increases public service demands, infrastructure, drainage.
His disk with fellow guitar flame-thrower Vernon Reid, Smash and Scatteration, reworks the history of guitar duos from Lonnie Johnson and Eddie Lang on up with barbed, witty intensity.
Intrametropolitan employment structure: Polycentriciy, scatteration, dispersal and chaos in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, 1996-2001.