Sprinkling with a fluid or a powder. [L. inspersio, fr. in-spergo, pp. -spersus, to scatter upon, fr. spargo, to scatter]

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in·sper·sion (in-spurґzhən) the act of sprinkling, as with a powder.

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  • Inspersion — In*sper sion, n. [L. inspersio.] The act of sprinkling. [Obs.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inspersion — (v. lat.), 1) das Bestreuen, Besprengen; 2) die Bespritzung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Inspersion — (lat.), Ein oder Bestreuung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Inspersion — (lat.), Einstreuung, Besprengung …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Inspersion — Inspersion, lat. deutsch, das Besprengen, Bestreuen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • inspersion — noun ( s) Etymology: Middle French, from Late Latin inspersion , inspersio, from Latin inspersus (past participle of inspergere to sprinkle, from in in (II) + spergere, from spargere to scatter) + ion , io ion more at spark …   Useful english dictionary

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