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Dispersion

In statistics, the placement of data points along a chart relative to an average or mean line. Dispersion is important to finance as the data points of say, a stock, determine the mean, which in turn helps determines the stock's trend. Dispersion is also used to determine volatility: data points all over the chart indicate that a stock has wild fluctuation in price.
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- Emulsions, made from a liquid dispersed in another liquid.
Al-Ahram also reported that a pro-Morsi protest had been dispersed in Alexandria.
Combine Taitel and Dukler's gas-liquid flow pattern classification method with oil-water pipe flow characteristics, the flow patterns of low viscosity oil-water two-phase flow are classified as stratified flow, w/o dispersed flow, o/w dispersed flow, and intermittent flow.
AFP reporters on the scene said workers dispersed peacefully after a row of armoured police trucks stopped them from marching on the police station in the northwest town of Rustenburg, a day after officers fired rubber bullets to break up a protest by miners in nearby Marikana.
A police source at the Murraqabat Police Station told Khaleej Times that the police dispersed the march, which was organised against the local law.
In Hasaka, SANA correspondent said hundreds gathered after Friday prayers in Qamishli, who dispersed without interference of security forces.
The main mechanism governing the early morphology development of the dispersed phase was believed to be the "sheet" mechanism (21), (22), and its later development which was thought to be a result of droplet break-up and coalescence (23-25).
Riot police dispersed hundreds of residents of Sindnhour village, who blocked the Cairo to Alexandria highway in an attempt to kill the driver of the speeding car that killed the victim while he was crossing the street.
Agitated mobs also hurled stones at police in retaliation and number of police personnel were also reported to be wounded in confrontation with the masses, however the masses dispersed later after voicing their anger against the ruling government.
Freely downloadable from the Malvern website, this new document guides the reader through some of the fundamental properties of dispersed systems and demonstrates how these affect its rheology.
The expression (2) shows that the derivative of the conditioned average of f, left hand side (LHS), is split in two parts, right hand side (RHS): the first one is the conditioned average of the derivative of f, and the second, named interaction term, includes the contribution of the interfaces of dispersed elements and is related to the derivatives of the indicator function.
Three were also arrested after returning to the area from where they had already been dispersed. The notice came into force on Thursday, October 11, in response to concerns from residents.