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scatter

 [skat´er]
the diffusion or deviation of x-rays produced by a medium through which the rays pass.
back scatter backward diffusion of x-rays.

scat·ter

(skat'ĕr),
1. A change in direction of a photon or subatomic particle, as the result of a collision or interaction.
2. The secondary radiation resulting from the interaction of primary radiation with matter.

scat·ter

(skat'ĕr)
1. A change in direction of a photon or subatomic particle, as the result of a collision or interaction.
2. The secondary radiation resulting from the interaction of primary radiation with matter.

scat·ter

(skat'ĕr)
1. Change in direction of a photon or subatomic particle due to collision or interaction.
2. Secondary radiation due to interaction of primary radiation with matter.

scatter

1. the diffusion or deviation of x-rays produced by a medium through which the rays pass.
2. the distribution of two variables in relation to each other, e.g. the numbers of a population in terms of time, place or any other variable.

back scatter
backward diffusion of x-rays.
scatter diagram
a graphic representation of a scatter of two variables.
scatter radiation
the scattering of radiation in all directions as a result of interaction between the beam of the x-ray and the patient. See also compton effect.
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In Sindh dry weather is expected in most parts of the province while in Balochistan rain with snow over hills is expected at scattered places in next 24 hours.
Michelle died a couple of months ago and she wanted her ashes scattered on the beach as that's where her grandmother and uncle are.
Ashes to the Winds of Sedona, furnishes a commemorative certificate documenting the time and date when the loved one's ashes were scattered and GPS co-ordinances so future memorials may be held in the exact same location.
A major problem in measuring the absorbance due to scattering is the finite aperture of the detector for forward scattered light.
Since scattered intensities are simply summed in this context, the RTE effectively neglects coherent effects.
The ashes of Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to summit Mount Everest, will be kept at a memorial near the mountain and will not be scattered on the peak as he had desired.
2; l(q) is the intensity of scattered radiation; I(0) is the intensity of the incident beam.
In addition, since steady state assumptions should hold, any scattering of radiation, should build up some kind of reservoir or pool of scattered photons in the atmosphere.
Blue light, which has a high frequency, is scattered 10 times more than red light, which has a lower frequency.
Then not as much blue is scattered and lost, so you see the Moon in almost its true color.
So when the families want their loved one's ashes scattered on some favourite spot at Glencoe or Loch Lomond, John is the man they ask.
The signal used in this case is the Back Scattered Electron (BSE) signal.