dispersive

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dis·per·sive

adjective \-ˈspər-siv, -ziv\

Definition of DISPERSIVE

1
:  of or relating to dispersion <a dispersive medium> <the dispersive power of a lens>
2
:  tending to disperse
dis·per·sive·ly adverb
dis·per·sive·ness noun

First Known Use of DISPERSIVE

1677

dis·per·sive

adjective \-ˈpər-siv, -ziv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DISPERSIVE

1
: of or relating to dispersion <a dispersive medium> <the dispersive power of a lens>
2
: tending to disperse
dis·per·sive·ness noun

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