Translation of scatter in Spanish:
esparcir(seeds)the bag burst, scattering her purchases
sembrar (a voleo)la bolsa se rompió y se le desparramaron todas las comprasscatter some cushions around on the flooresparce or desparrama unos cuantos cojines por el sueloto scatter something
over/ onsomethingclothes lay scattered all over the roomhabía ropa desparramada or tirada por toda la habitaciónwe scattered the ashes on the gardenesparcimos las cenizas por el jardínto scatter the floor with sandesparcir arena por el sueloExample sentences
- Prendergast described how Glasgow funeral directors recently scattered the unclaimed ashes they had stored since the 1950s into the Clyde.
- His staging was awkward; he tended to limit action unnecessarily to small parts of the stage and to scatter furniture about at random.
- A brother and sister have delayed scattering their mum's ashes in the garden of their family home while they deal with the threat of eviction.
- 2 2.1 (disperse)(crowd/group)the gunfire scattered the birds
dispersarel tiro desperdigó a los pájarosthey are now scattered all over the countryahora están desperdigados or diseminados por todo el paísExample sentences
Example sentences2.2 (Physics)
- The group scattered quickly and then regrouped after the flames ended.
- After one group had enough exercise and fresh air, they would retreat to their bunkers and the next small group would scatter forth.
- Frank goes on in his article to tell of how their little group scattered.
- A mortar burst on the pavement, scattering a group of medics.
- The war of 2001 destroyed that base, scattered the group and effectively ended the umbrella role he and his associates had played.
- The protesters scuffled with police when officers moved in to scatter the crowd, but there were no reported injuries.
- Wavelengths at the blue end of the spectrum are scattered and absorbed more than those at the red end of the spectrum, so the sunlight appears to turn yellow, and then red.
- One possibility is a powerful laser beaming from the nose of the plane to ‘melt’ a path through the air - scattering molecules so that they cause less friction.
- The light scattered by a particle passing through these beams is collected and focused on a photomultiplier tube.
- (Physics)Example sentences
- To date, the research team has found that 90 to 95 percent of light scatter generated is from optical properties of mitochondria.
- Treatment may include prescribing eyeglasses or contact lenses to slightly overcorrect night vision and decrease the light scatter.
- There was considerable light scatter with each treatment, particularly at the higher fluences.
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