Associations to the word «Scatter»


SCATTER, verb. (ergative) To (cause to) separate and go in different directions; to disperse.
SCATTER, verb. (transitive) To distribute loosely as by sprinkling.
SCATTER, verb. (transitive) (physics) To deflect (radiation or particles).
SCATTER, verb. (intransitive) To occur or fall at widely spaced intervals.
SCATTER, verb. To frustrate, disappoint, and overthrow.
SCATTER BUFFET, noun. A buffet consisting of several separate tables or counters serving different foods.
SCATTER BUFFETS, noun. Plural of scatter buffet
SCATTER GUN, noun. Alternative term for shotgun
SCATTER PLOT, noun. (statistics) A type of display using Cartesian coordinates to display values for two variables for a set of data.
SCATTER RUG, noun. A small rug, especially one of several used as floor covering

Dictionary definition

SCATTER, noun. A haphazard distribution in all directions.
SCATTER, noun. The act of scattering.
SCATTER, verb. To cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds".
SCATTER, verb. Move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";.
SCATTER, verb. Distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon".
SCATTER, verb. Sow by scattering; "scatter seeds".
SCATTER, verb. Cause to separate; "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles".
SCATTER, verb. Strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table".

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