Associations to the word «Scattering»


SCATTERING, verb. Present participle of scatter
SCATTERING, noun. A small quantity of something occurring at irregular intervals and dispersed at random points,
SCATTERING, noun. (physics) The process whereby a beam of waves or particles is dispersed by collisions or similar interactions.
SCATTERING FUNCTION, noun. (physics) A function which describes the intensity of scattered radiation in any given direction
SCATTERING FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of scattering function

Dictionary definition

SCATTERING, noun. A small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly; "the first scatterings of green"; "a sprinkling of grey at his temples".
SCATTERING, noun. The physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions.
SCATTERING, noun. A light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby.
SCATTERING, noun. Spreading widely or driving off.
SCATTERING, noun. The act of scattering.

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