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dispersion

noun [U] uk   /dɪˈspɜː.ʃən/ us    /-ˈspɝː-/
formal → disperseSpreading and scattering specialized physics the separation of light into different coloursOptics, microscopy and lasersEyesight, glasses and lenses
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