What is dispersed?

  • (adj): Distributed or spread over a considerable extent.
    Example: "Has ties with many widely dispersed friends"
    Synonyms: spread

Some articles on dispersed:

Dispersed Settlement - England
... In England, dispersed settlements are often found in the areas of ancient enclosure outside the central region—for example, Essex, Kent and the West Country ... An example of a dispersed settlement given by W G Hoskins is Middle Barton in Steeple Barton, Oxfordshire ... In some parts of England, the pattern of dispersed settlement has remained unchanged for many hundreds of years ...
Cleversafe
... is a privately held company based in the United States which is developing dispersed storage technology and software ... Dispersed storage is a technology that uses erasure codes to split data into multiple slices, each of which is then stored to an independent storage appliance via TCP/IP ... Due to properties of erasure codes, the dispersed storage system can tolerate multiple failures of individual storage appliances without losing the ability to ...
Anastatica - Natural History
... fruits remain attached and closed, protecting the seeds and preventing them from being dispersed prematurely ... If water is sufficient, the dispersed seeds germinate within hours ... A fraction of the seeds are dispersed in the vicinity of the parent plant by raindrops hitting a spoon-like appendix on the seeds ...
Dispersed Knowledge
... In economics, dispersed knowledge, also known as partial knowledge, is information that is dispersed throughout the marketplace, and is not in the ...
Diaspore (botany) - Role in Dispersal
... A diaspore of seed(s) plus fruit is common in plants dispersed by frugivores ... Diaspores such as achenes and samarae are dispersed primarily by wind samaras are dispersed also by sailing or tumbling as they fall in still air ... Drift fruits and some others are dispersed by water ...