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synonyms for diffraction

  • emission
  • broadcast
  • circulation
  • diffusion
  • dispersal
  • dispersion
  • dissipation
  • distribution
  • divarication
  • divergence
  • polarization
  • propagation
  • ramification
  • scattering
  • spread
  • transmission

antonyms for diffraction

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Crystals were not the only possible forms of matter with orderly arrangements of atoms and pinpoint diffraction patterns.
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The four-arm secondary mirror bracket helps cut down on light loss and diffraction spikes.
HOW TO VIEW YOUR FAVORITE PLANETS AND ASTRONOMICAL EVENTSJEN MCCAFFERYJULY 21, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
X-rays are then fired at these crystals, allowing a scientist to work backward from the diffraction patterns they make to build up a picture of the protein itself.
KNOW WHEN TO FOLD ’EM: HOW A COMPANY BEST KNOWN FOR PLAYING GAMES USED A.I. TO SOLVE ONE OF BIOLOGY’S GREATEST MYSTERIESJEREMY KAHNNOVEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
The diffraction pattern of the X-rays allows researchers to build up a picture of the internal structure of the protein.
IN A MAJOR SCIENTIFIC BREAKTHROUGH, A.I. PREDICTS THE EXACT SHAPE OF PROTEINSJEREMY KAHNNOVEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
The phenomenon is purely optical, involving diffraction of light.
VISUAL ILLUSIONSMATTHEW LUCKIESH
It is therefore certain that this is a phenomenon of the diffraction of light simply produced by the vesicles of the mist.
YOUNG FOLKS' LIBRARY, VOLUME XI (OF 20)VARIOUS
X-ray-diffraction studies showed no material differences, nor were there detectable differences in “feel”, smell, or plasticity.
ATOMS, NATURE, AND MANNEAL O. HINES
Perfect transparency is obtained since there is neither refraction nor diffraction of the visible colors.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MARCH, 1931VARIOUS
This diffraction of light first proved to us definitely the reality of the undulatory theory of light.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 467, DECEMBER 13, 1884VARIOUS
The street-lamps at night, looked at through the meshes of a handkerchief, show diffraction phenomena.
SIX LECTURES ON LIGHTJOHN TYNDALL
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WORDS RELATED TO DIFFRACTION

  • broadcast
  • circulation
  • diffraction
  • diffusion
  • dispersal
  • dispersion
  • dissipation
  • distribution
  • divarication
  • divergence
  • emission
  • polarization
  • propagation
  • ramification
  • scattering
  • spread
  • transmission
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.