Definition of scatterer in US English:

scatterer

noun

  • See scatter

    • ‘At the onset of the plateau, new point scatterers emerged suddenly within the fluorescent phase.’
    • ‘The enhanced shadowing is likely a result of more scatterers flowing through the dilated arteriole.’
    • ‘The autocorrelation functions yielded the distributions of the diffusion coefficients of the scatterers and the corresponding hydrodynamic radii.’
    • ‘Mitochondria are also important scatterers of light in cells and tissue at visible wavelengths.’
    • ‘Control tests without protein in the cell contents ensured the absence of spontaneous scatterers that would be attributable to air bubbles.’