Related formsnon·dis·per·sal, nounre·dis·per·sal, noun
Examples from the Web for dispersal
To its proponents Andhra was the meridian, after 600 years of division and dispersal, of Telugu civilization.
Instead, they are allowed periodic visits to the country to monitor the dispersal and use of the donated goods.This Charity Should be More Skeptical of North Korea|Justin Green|November 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Eve Conant reports on the controversial mixture of uranium and plutonium—and the likelihood of its dispersal into the air.
The only alternative is the breaking up of the camps and the dispersal of the women.The War in South Africa|Arthur Conan Doyle
Immediately after the dispersal of the meeting Mr. Wallingford and “Mr. Dorcas” shook hands ecstatically.Young Wallingford|George Randolph Chester
It was sold in 1813, a few weeks after the dispersal of Mr. John Hunter's very similar collection.The Great Book-Collectors|Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
Most of the endemic genera are berry-bearers and thus offer the means of dispersal by fruit-eating birds.Island Life|Alfred Russel Wallace
Wind-fertilised plants have many characteristics which favour the dispersal of the pollen.Springtime and Other Essays|Francis Darwin