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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The scattering of electromagnetic radiation by particles with dimensions much smaller than the wavelength of the radiation, resulting in angular separation of colors and responsible for the reddish color of sunset and the blue of the sky.

Etymologies

After Third Baron Rayleigh.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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