back|scat|ter

back|scat|ter
back|scat|ter «BAK SKAT uhr», noun, verb. Physics.
–noun.
radioactive particles, light waves, or other radiation, deflected back at an angle of greater than 90 degrees by an obstacle.
–transitive verb.
to deflect (radioactive particles, light waves, or other radiation) back at an angle of greater than 90 degrees.

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