- scattering [skat′ər iŋ]adj.1. separating and going in various directions2. distributed over a wide area, esp. at irregular intervals3. distributed in small numbers among several or many candidates: said of votesn.1. the act or process of one that scatters2. a small amount of something spread out or interspersed in a medium3. Physics the process by which the direction of motion of radiation or particles is changed randomly when passing through a medium, caused by collisions of the constituents of the radiation with particles in the mediumscatteringlyadv.
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.
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