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Definition of Spreading
SpreadingSpread Spread, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spread; p. pr. & vb. n.
Spreading.] [OE. spreden, AS. spr[ae]dan; akin to D.
spreiden, spreijen, LG. spreden, spreen, spreien, G.
spreiten, Dan. sprede, Sw. sprida. Cf. Spray water flying
1. To extend in length and breadth, or in breadth only; to
stretch or expand to a broad or broader surface or extent;
to open; to unfurl; as, to spread a carpet; to spread a
tent or a sail.
He bought a parcel of a field where he had spread
his tent. --Gen. xxxiii.
Here the Rhone Hath spread himself a couch. --Byron.
2. To extend so as to cover something; to extend to a great
or grater extent in every direction; to cause to fill or
cover a wide or wider space.
Rose, as in a dance, the stately trees, and spread
Their branches hung with copious fruit. --Milton.
3. To divulge; to publish, as news or fame; to cause to be
more extensively known; to disseminate; to make known
fully; as, to spread a report; -- often acompanied by
They, when they were departed, spread abroad his
fame in all that country. --Matt. ix.
4. To propagate; to cause to affect great numbers; as, to
spread a disease.
5. To diffuse, as emanations or effluvia; to emit; as,
odoriferous plants spread their fragrance.
6. To strew; to scatter over a surface; as, to spread manure;
to spread lime on the ground.
7. To prepare; to set and furnish with provisions; as, to
spread a table.
Boiled the flesh, and spread the board. --Tennyson.
To spread cloth, to unfurl sail. [Obs.] --Evelyn.
Syn: To diffuse; propogate; disperse; publish; distribute;
scatter; circulate; disseminate; dispense.
Meaning of Spreading from wikipedia
dynamics, the wetting
of a surface, see Wetting#Spreading dynamics
Spreadsheet, computer application software
- ridges, new seafloor
is continually formed during seafloor spreading
. Seafloor spreading helps explain continental drift
in the theory
- In finance, a spread trade
as relative value
trade) is the simultaneous purchase
of one security
and sale of a related
- Look up spreader
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Spreader
to: Broadcast spreader
, an agricultural machinery
or lawn care tool designed
- a cell spreader
or plate spreader
is a tool used to smoothly spread cells
on a culture
plate, such as a petri
dish. Cell spreaders
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- The Interpolated Spread
of a bond is the difference between
and the linearly interpolated yield
for the same maturity...
- A spread
is a food that is spread
with a knife, onto foods
such as bread
and crackers. Spreads
to food to enhance
- A spreader
is a device
used for lifting containers
cargo. The spreader
is placed between
and the lifting
machine. The spreader...
- Cortical spreading depression
(CSD) or spreading depolarization
(SD) is a wave of electrophysiological hyperactivity followed
by a wave of inhibition...
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