Dispersiveness


Dispersiveness
Dispersive Dis*pers"ive, a. Tending to disperse. [1913 Webster]

{Dispersive power} (Opt.), the relative effect of a material in separating the different rays of light by refraction, as when the substance is formed into a prism. -- {Dis*pers"ive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.