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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable of being dissipated or dispersed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being scattered or dissipated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Liable to be dissipated; that may be scattered or dispersed.


From Latin dissipābilis, from dissipāre, also written dissupare ("to scatter, disperse, demolish, destroy, squander, dissipate"), from dis- ("apart") + supare ("to throw") (Wiktionary)



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