Definition of Scattered

1. Adjective. Occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space. "Scattered villages"

Similar to: Distributed



2. Adjective. Lacking orderly continuity. "Scattered thoughts"

Definition of Scattered

1. a. Dispersed; dissipated; sprinkled, or loosely spread.

Definition of Scattered

1. Verb. (past of scatter) ¹

2. Adjective. randomly distributed. ¹

3. Adjective. (meteorology of clouds) covering three eighths to four eighths of the sky. ¹

4. Adjective. (meteorology of precipitation) affecting 30 percent to 50 percent of a forecast zone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scattered

1. scatter [v] - See also: scatter

Medical Definition of Scattered

1. 1. Dispersed; dissipated; sprinkled, or loosely spread. 2. Irregular in position; having no regular order; as, scattered leaves. Scat"teredly, Scat"teredness. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scattered

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Literary usage of Scattered

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1. The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane (1900)
"They'd been scattered all over, wanderin' around in th' woods, fightin" with other reg'ments, an' everything. Jest like you done." "So?" said the youth. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"According to reliable tradition the first one to compile these scattered laws ... Their coreligionists, living outside of these two countries, scattered all ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... reduced the war outlay, deliberately committed the country to a system of small scattered banks and to the shifting sands of government paper currency. ..."

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