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Synonyms for sprawl

Synonyms for sprawl

to sit or lie with the limbs spread out awkwardly

to grow or spread in a disorderly or planless fashion

Synonyms for sprawl

an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities

an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about

sit or lie with one's limbs spread out

go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way


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Addressing the impacts of virtual server sprawl comes down to, in
Nevertheless, all former urban research have illustrated Shannon's entropy method in different spatial zones divisions either to analyze the urban patterns (Yeh and Xia, 2001) or to identify the urban sprawl of a specific area for a specific period (Kumar, et al.
Population, transportation, employment, housing stock and energy--planning for all five elements is the only way to effectively curb urban sprawl and build more sustainable city regions.
The four aspects of sprawl (discrepancy between urban growth rate and population increase, decrease in population density, leapfrog and scattered developments, and lack of public open spaces) that were mentioned in the introduction section are considered about two cities of central Iran called Yazd and Kashan.
Researchers used four primary factors--residential and employment density; neighborhood mix of homes, jobs and services; strength of activity centers and downtowns; and accessibility of the street network--to evaluate development in these areas and assign a Sprawl Index score to each.
Brookings researchers analyzed job sprawl by examining U.
Murphy will follow by explaining how storage sprawl can be stopped by taking a technology that was created for the large enterprise, scale-out NAS, and applying it to the mid-sized market, which is exactly what Gridstore has done with their Scale-out NAS solution.
However, the authors write that the numerous adverse effects associated with urban sprawl (e.
A leading writer in what has become known as the anti-anti-sprawl literature, Bogart provides strong evidence that what we see as edge-city chaos has in fact a strong logic, and that failure to appreciate the economic, social and demographic causes of sprawl will frustrate any attempt to control or direct it.
Frank proposes that sprawl discourages physical activity, but some researchers suggest that people who don't care to exercise choose suburban life.
THERE are those who believe that more highways encourage sprawl -- something that practically everyone in Southern California now agrees is a bad thing.
The report, Urban Sprawl In Europe - The Ignored Challenge, stresses that sprawl is not a localised problem, but one that affects almost all cities in Europe.
Does urban sprawl cause weight-gain and are residents of suburban neighbourhoods more likely to experience weight related illness?
Here, Smart Growth policies are recreating an older sense of neighborhood as an antidote to sprawl.