Straggling
Straggling \Strag"gling\, a. & n. from {Straggle}, v. [1913 Webster]

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  • Straggling — Straggle Strag gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Straggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Straggling}.] [Freq. of OE. straken to roam, to stroke. See {Stroke}, v. t.] 1. To wander from the direct course or way; to rove; to stray; to wander from the line of march or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • straggling — adjective spreading out in different directions (Freq. 1) sprawling handwriting straggling branches straggly hair • Syn: ↑sprawling, ↑rambling, ↑straggly …   Useful english dictionary

  • straggling — Synonyms and related words: aimless, amorphous, broadcast, capricious, casual, circumforaneous, desultory, diffuse, disarticulated, discontinuous, discrete, discursive, disjunct, disordered, dispersed, dispread, disproportionate, disseminated,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • straggling — strag·gle || strægl v. fall behind, wander away from, stray from; ramble, wander; grow or spread out in an untidy or irregular fashion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • straggling — a. 1. Roving, rambling, straying, strolling, wandering. 2. Scattered, occurring here and there. 3. Isolated, solitary …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • straggling parameter — sklaidos parametras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. dispersion parameter; spreading parameter; straggling parameter vok. Streuparameter, m rus. параметр разброса, m; параметр рассеяния, m pranc. paramètre de dispersion, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • angle straggling — kampinė sklaida statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. angle scatter; angle straggling vok. Winkelstreuung, f rus. разброс по углам, m; угловое рассеяние, n; угловой разброс, m pranc. dispersion angulaire, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • radiation — radiational, adj. /ray dee ay sheuhn/, n. 1. Physics. a. the process in which energy is emitted as particles or waves. b. the complete process in which energy is emitted by one body, transmitted through an intervening medium or space, and… …   Universalium

  • strag´gling|ly — strag|gling «STRAG lihng», adjective. 1. that straggles; wandering or straying: »any such casual accidental landing of straggling people from the main (Daniel Defoe). 2. wandering apart from a line of march or a main body: »straggling soldiers. 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • strag|gling — «STRAG lihng», adjective. 1. that straggles; wandering or straying: »any such casual accidental landing of straggling people from the main (Daniel Defoe). 2. wandering apart from a line of march or a main body: »straggling soldiers. 3. spreading… …   Useful english dictionary

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