Scattered vs Disseminated - What's the difference?

scattered | disseminated |


As verbs the difference between scattered and disseminated

is that scattered is (scatter) while disseminated is (disseminate).

As adjectives the difference between scattered and disseminated

is that scattered is randomly distributed while disseminated is spread around; widespread.

scattered

English

Verb

(head)
  • (scatter)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Randomly distributed.
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  • (meteorology, of clouds) covering three eighths to four eighths of the sky.
  • (meteorology, of precipitation) affecting 30 percent to 50 percent of a forecast zone.
  • Derived terms

    * nonscattered * scatteredly * scatteredness * unscattered

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    disseminated

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (disseminate)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • spread around; widespread
  • (medicine) spread over a wide area of the body or of an organ