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1(of crowd, troops)dispersión feminine
- Police have made 13 other dispersal directions.
- Sometimes protesters would be given clear direction and dispersal warnings.
- The report said Government policies of dispersal and direct provision acted to segregate asylum seekers from the community.
- The army said the soldiers used crowd dispersal means.
- But the police were reluctant because of issues over crowd dispersal and transport.
- The initial group abandoned this march, but a second group formed and, when police ordered its dispersal, the crowd reacted by throwing stones at officials.
- If a crowd of random walkers starts from the same point, the pattern of dispersal of the crowd is predictable.
- From Monday, officers will have the power to dish out dispersal orders to split up gangs of troublesome teenagers that congregate to cause criminal damage, graffiti and intimidation.
- Police have imposed dispersal zones in three areas where yobbish behaviour is bringing misery to residents.
- A dispersal area is a consideration, however it does involve quite stringent restrictions on the liberty of young people in the area and it cannot be used disproportionately.
- A dispersal area, which allows officers to send home groups harassing residents, is now in operation.
- High visibility policing led to 25 arrests and 16 people being removed from the borough's new dispersal areas after two days of intensive patrols.
- The Clifton dispersal area was initially hailed as a success by residents as extra patrols cleared the streets of problem groups.
- The only dispersal areas available were constructed during World War II and could, with a little effort, be converted into blast-proof pens.
- In October, dispersals to six areas of England were suspended at the request of the police, after a series of vicious attacks on asylum seekers.
- Despite the evident dispersal of some comic book artists to remote locations, these artists form a social economy that periodically interacts intensively.
2(of seeds, spores)dispersión feminine
- We would also like to increase our understanding of population processes, such as dispersal and seedling recruitment.
- But the process of dispersal was so slow that the rate of faunal replacement between different groups was much slower than the process of evolution within them.
- One group will focus on natural processes that affect dispersal of genes such as wind, timing of plant flowering, or proximity to compatible wild relatives.
- In addition to the importance of single processes, the role played by the spatial coupling between seed dispersal and subsequent processes has been highlighted by several reports.
- Additional benefits of dispersal from the natal area might be avoidance of high levels of inbreeding or avoidance of local resource competition.
- More work is needed on the period after dispersal from the natal area, but we believe there is some variability in length of the dependent period for this species.
- The wide dispersal of military museums curiously bodes well for survival of the nation's military heritage.
- We observed an influx of long-tailed ducks into coastal lagoons in July, followed by dispersal to other areas in late August.
- The distribution of organisms can be regulated by local environmental factors and regional processes such as dispersal.
- Seed dispersal is the main process linking the spatial pattern of parent plants with that of their offspring.
- Also, Tree Swallows do not defend foraging areas, so dispersal does not affect access to food.
- Many of them flourish in a broad range of habitats, and nearly all of them are adapted for wide dispersal.
- I recite these names in part to illustrate the wide geographic dispersal of the scholars.
- However, the extent to which dispersal limits local distribution is poorly known.
- Many other factors may intervene to distort or completely eliminate the influences of seed dispersal patterns on subsequent distributions.
- The only answer seems to be the widest dispersal possible of power and wealth.
- Genetic differentiation among populations is principally a function of gene flow among populations via pollen and seed dispersal.
- It spreads rapidly into disturbed areas via animals or water dispersal.
- Morphological and cytological evidence point to an origin of the genus in South America, followed by subsequent long-distance dispersals to explain current distribution patterns.
- A longer period of dispersal tends to mean a wider dispersal as well, which may eventually help a species populate new areas.