Associations to the word «Scattered»


SCATTERED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of scatter
SCATTERED, adjective. Randomly distributed.
SCATTERED, adjective. (meteorology) (of clouds) covering three eighths to four eighths of the sky.
SCATTERED, adjective. (meteorology) (of precipitation) affecting 30 percent to 50 percent of a forecast zone.
SCATTERED DISC, proper noun. A trans-Neptunian region of the Solar System that is sparsely populated by minor planets.
SCATTERED SHOWER, noun. (chiefly British) Any of a series of showers of rain, whose number, location and timing are impossible to predict
SCATTERED SHOWERS, noun. Plural of scattered shower

Dictionary definition

SCATTERED, adjective. Occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space; "scattered showers"; "scattered villages".
SCATTERED, adjective. Lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts".

Wise words

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