Scattering in a sentence as a noun

Or single directional lights?, if light scattering through a medium like fog would look good, etc etc.

There was an instant pool of blood that started spreading quickly, with other homeless people scattering instantly.

The AIS broadcasts in the VHF band so it's basically line of site, plus a bit more because of various scattering effects.

In Australia they did this a year ago - predictably using common names with a scattering of rare names.

For a light to be visible laterally like this, you'd need atmosphere for a scattering effect and a very bright light.

Some systems level folks care only about microwave RF scattering parameters and smith charts.

I guess the question that gets immediately raised in my mind is: what the heck were these companies doing supporting the damned thing in the first place?It's like the rats scattering when the light turns on.

However, there are a lot of experiments in the pipeline which might clarify the situation: - There are several experiments to measure the proton radius using eletron scattering, with specialized instruments and new methods.

Java is essentially hostile to small functions and parametrization, as having any semblance of inner or anonymous functions will require you to define a class at least, or an interface somewhere else, scattering your code unnecessarily, and you'll probably just end up repeating the code because it's just not worth the effort to do it.

On the idea side that would free idea people from the burden of HR, and on the execution side that would allow highly skilled engineering teams to build up valuable institutional knowledge that could be passed down to new recruits in a structured way, instead of all that collective experience scattering to the winds every time some startup fails and the engineers head to other projects.

Scattering definitions


a small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly; "the first scatterings of green"; "a sprinkling of grey at his temples"

See also: sprinkling


the physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions


a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby

See also: sprinkle sprinkling


spreading widely or driving off

See also: dispersion


the act of scattering

See also: scatter strewing