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wide-spreading

[wahyd-spred-ing] /ˈwaɪdˈsprɛd ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
spreading over or covering a large area:
wide-spreading showers; wide-spreading ivy.
2.
affecting or reaching a large area:
a wide-spreading infection.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95
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  • Grows fast to form a round-headed, wide-spreading tree.
  • When grown as an ornamental, live oak can grow rapidly with heavy, horizontal branches and wide-spreading crown.
  • It has an open, wide-spreading form with upright branches.
  • The wide-spreading pond and the mill that stood by it.

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