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adj. spars·er, spars·est
Occurring, growing, or settled at widely spaced intervals; not thick or dense.
[Latin sparsus, past participle of spargere, to scatter.]
sparse′ness, spar′si·ty (spär′sĭ-tē) n.
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|Noun||1.||sparsity - the property of being scanty or scattered; lacking denseness|
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