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backscatter

noun back·scat·ter \-ˌska-tər\

Definition of BACKSCATTER

:  the scattering of radiation or particles in a direction opposite to that of the incident radiation due to reflection from particles of the medium traversed; also :  the radiation or particles so reversed in direction
backscatter verb

Variants of BACKSCATTER

back·scat·ter also back·scat·ter·ing \-tə-riŋ\

First Known Use of BACKSCATTER

1940

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