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A small, dispersed amount of something
“The only spot of colour in the room was a street map on the back of the door, embossed with a random scattering of candy-colour headed pins.”
An act or process in which something scatters or is scattered
“… the scattering of the protesters suddenly turned violent and chaotic.”
Present participle for to cover by or as if by scattering something over or on
“Papers scattered the floor, covering every inch like a carpet.”
Present participle for to (cause to) separate and go in different directions
“After one group had enough exercise and fresh air, they would retreat to their bunkers and the next small group would scatter forth.”
Present participle for occur or be found at intervals rather than all together
“This is a landscape of woodlands, forests, reservoirs and farmsteads scattered below high moorland ridges which reach their peak at Shining Tor.”
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