Definition of Dissemination

1. Noun. The opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate.

Exact synonyms: Airing, Public Exposure, Spreading
Generic synonyms: Transmission
Specialized synonyms: Circulation, Extension, Propagation
Derivative terms: Disseminate, Spread

2. Noun. The property of being diffused or dispersed.
Exact synonyms: Diffusion
Generic synonyms: Dispersion, Distribution
Derivative terms: Disseminate

3. Noun. The act of dispersing or diffusing something. "The diffusion of knowledge"
Exact synonyms: Diffusion, Dispersal, Dispersion
Generic synonyms: Spread, Spreading
Specialized synonyms: Crop-dusting, Spraying
Derivative terms: Diffuse, Diffuse, Diffuse, Disperse, Disperse, Disperse, Disseminate

Definition of Dissemination

1. n. The act of disseminating, or the state of being disseminated; diffusion for propagation and permanence; a scattering or spreading abroad, as of ideas, beliefs, etc.

Definition of Dissemination

1. Noun. The act of disseminating, or the state of being disseminated; diffusion for propagation and permanence; a scattering or spreading abroad, as of ideas, beliefs, etc. ¹

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Definition of Dissemination

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dissemination

disseminate coccidioidomycosis
disseminated choroiditis
disseminated cutaneous gangrene
disseminated cutaneous leishmaniasis
disseminated disease
disseminated intravascular coagulation
disseminated lupus erythematosus
disseminated multiple sclerosis
disseminated necrotizing leukoencephalopathy
disseminated sclerosis
disseminated tuberculosis
dissemination (current term)

Literary usage of Dissemination

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1. Campus Crime and Security at Postsecondary Education Institutions by Laurie Lewis (1997)
"dissemination Approaches with campus housing, especially those with a high percentage of students ... Other dissemination approaches were infrequently used. ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1916)
"English sparrows and grouse have been observed to feed upon the seeds and they undoubtedly aid in dissemination of the plants. Both birds and rodents build ..."

3. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1905)
"If nature intended that each of these seeds should germinate and develop into a plant, there would need be some wonderful means of dissemination of the ..."

4. Identifying Health Technologies That Work: Searching For Evidence by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"APPROACHES TO CHANGING CLINICAL PRACTICE Approaches to changing clinical practice range from passive dissemination of research results or other information ..."

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