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بَعْثَرَ بعثر , [inf. n. بَعْثَرَةٌ,] He took, drew, or pulled, a thing out, or forth, and uncovered it, laid it open, or exposed it; (S, K;) as also بَحْثَرَ: (S:) he raised what was in a thing, (S, K,) and caused it to come forth. (S.) Hence, in the Kur [c. 9], إِِذَا بُعْثِرَ مَا فِى ا@لْقُبُورِ When that which is in the graves is raised, and caused to come forth: (AO, S:) [see also بَحْثَرَ:] or the meaning is, when the dust, or earth, in the graves is turned over, and the dead in them are raised: (Zj:) or when what is in the graves, of gold and silver, comes forth; after which the dead are to come forth. (Fr.) ― -b2- Also He examined; he searched. (K.) ― -b3- He searched for, or after, or into, news, or tidings. (TA.) ― -b4- He scattered, or dispersed, a thing, and turned it over, one part upon another: (K:) he scattered, or dispersed, his household goods, or his commodities, (Fr, S,) and turned them over, one upon another; (Fr, Zj, S;) as also بَحْثَرَ, (Fr, S,) and بَغْثَرَ. (Yaakoob.) ― -b5- He demolished a watering-trough or tank, and turned it upside-down. (AO, S, K.)
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