verb (used with object), scared, scaring. 1. to fill, especially suddenly, with fear or terror; frighten; alarm. verb (used without object), scared, scaring. 2. to become frightened: That horse scares easily. noun 3. a sudden fright or alarm, especially with little or no reason. 4. a time or condition of alarm or worry: For three […]
verb (used with object) 1. to throw loosely about; distribute at irregular intervals: to scatter seeds. 2. to separate and drive off in various directions; disperse: to scatter a crowd. 3. Physics. to refract or diffract (light or other electromagnetic radiation) irregularly so as to diffuse in many directions. (of a medium) to diffuse or […]
noun 1. a spendthrift.
noun, Statistics. 1. a graphic representation of bivariate data as a set of points in the plane that have Cartesian coordinates equal to corresponding values of the two variates. scatter diagram noun 1. (statistics) a graph that plots along two axes at right angles to each other the relationship between two variable quantities, such as […]