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1. scattering

noun. ['ˈskætɝɪŋ'] spreading widely or driving off.

Synonyms

  • spreading
  • dispersion
  • spread
  • Diaspora

Antonyms

  • cross
  • stand still
  • concentrated
  • unextended

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Words that Rhyme with Scattering

  • unflattering
  • spattering
  • smattering
  • flattering
  • clattering
  • shattering
  • nattering
  • chattering
  • battering

Example sentences of the word scattering


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Sound diffusing is the process of scattering the sound waves around the room.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Use this method when regulations do not allow for scattering of ashes through the air along the coast.

Quotes containing the word scattering


1. We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust.
- Rumi

2. scattering

noun. ['ˈskætɝɪŋ'] the act of scattering.

Synonyms

  • spread
  • scatter
  • strewing

Antonyms

  • centralization
  • concentration
  • gather
  • stay in place

3. scattering

noun. ['ˈskætɝɪŋ'] a small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly.

Synonyms

  • sprinkling
  • small indefinite amount

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • passive

4. scattering

noun. ['ˈskætɝɪŋ'] the physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions.

Synonyms

  • natural process
  • activity
  • action
  • extinction

Antonyms

  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis

5. scattering

noun. ['ˈskætɝɪŋ'] a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby.

Synonyms

  • rain shower
  • sprinkle
  • shower

Antonyms

  • unprepared
  • activation
  • sink
  • source
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