Definition of dispersive in English:

dispersive

adjective

  • See disperse

    • ‘This signal at extended wavelengths outside of absorbance bands is characteristic of the dispersive part of differential light scattering.’
    • ‘This slight shifting reflects the solvent-excited state interactions and is likely governed primarily by dispersive interactions.’
    • ‘Reduce the risk of chemical bums by preventing antiseptic agents from pooling under the patient, electrosurgical unit dispersive pad, electrodes, or pneumatic tourniquets.’
    • ‘Energy dispersive spectrometry is one of several methods used to analyze an X-ray fluorescence signal.’
    • ‘It is clear from our studies that although dispersive light scattering perturbs band intensities, neither absorption flattening nor differential scattering is sufficient to account for these changes.’

Pronunciation

dispersive

/dɪˈspəːsɪv/