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- n. The scattering of X-rays by the regular lattice of atoms or molecules in a crystal.
- n. The diffraction pattern so obtained.
- n. The technique of using such patterns to determine that geometry of a crystal, or the arrangements of atoms in a molecule; X-ray crystallography.
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- n. the scattering of X rays by the atoms of a crystal; the diffraction pattern shows structure of the crystal
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