Occurring, growing, or settled at widely spaced intervals; not thick or dense.
To disperse; scatter.
Thinly scattered; dispersed round about; existing at considerable intervals; as used of population or the like, not dense.
In botany, scattered; placed distantly or irregularly without any apparent or regular order: applied to branches, leaves, peduncles, etc.
In zoology, spare or remote, as spots or other markings: scattered irregularly; few or scanty, as hairs or other appendages.transitive verb
To scatter; to disperse.adjective
Thinly scattered; set or planted here and there; not being dense or close together.adjective
Placed irregularly and distantly; scattered; — applied to branches, leaves, peduncles, and the like.adjective
Having widely spaced intervals.adjective