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Backscattering (Sfrwbtb)

Definition
Scatter of radiation by the atoms of the medium through which it passes to a degree greater than a right angle to the original direction of movement. (Source: Team: adapted from wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn)
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Scattering (Sfrwbt)