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scatter

US [ˈskætər]
UK [ˈskætə(r)]
  • v.撒;四散;驱散;撒播
  • n.散落;三三两两;零零星星
  • Web分散;散开;散布
Simple Present:scatters  Present Participle:scattering  Past Tense:scattered  
scatter
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v.
1.
[t]
撒;撒播to throw or drop things in different directions so that they cover an area of ground
They scattered his ashes at sea.
他们把他的骨灰撒向大海。
Scatter the grass seed over the lawn.
把草籽撒到草坪上。
Scatter the lawn with grass seed.
在草坪上撒上草籽。
2.
[i][t]
散开;四散;使分散;驱散to move or to make people or animals move very quickly in different directions
At the first gunshot, the crowd scattered.
枪声一响,人群便逃散了。
The explosion scattered a flock of birds roosting in the trees.
爆炸声把栖息在树丛中的鸟群惊散了。
n.
1.
[ususing]
散落;三三两两;零零星星a small amount or number of things spread over an area
a scattering of houses
稀稀落落的房屋

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