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  • noun Plural form of scatterer.


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  • Gymnosperms, cone-bearers, winged-seed scatterers, older and sterner by far than the soft-leaved, frail-limbed oaks and aspens.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • Also, just covering the sky with scatterers won't do; you also have to keep off-axis radiation from being scattered onto the planet.

    The Speculist: There's Always the Space Ark

  • You have plants and some animals that are seed or egg scatterers.

    Why are only queer rights on the chopping block?

  • This work (on scatterers Cd, Sm and Gd) was done in collaboration with Myer Bloom and D.G. Hurst and was published in Physical Review (1951) and in the Canadian Journal of Research (1953).

    Bertram N. Brockhouse - Autobiography

  • A number of such applications have been made by Wayne Hendrickson and colleagues who, along with the applications, developed suitable techniques for the use of synchrotron radiation and relatively weak anomalous scatterers.

    Jerome Karle - Autobiography

  • In this case it is not the water particles which act as scatterers, but the carbon particles from the smoke.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 595, May 28, 1887

  • The two scatterers of Christmas cheer had finished their work by this time and were now gleefully watching the feathered folk of the air settling about the unexpected repast, so they scarcely heard the steps in the hall or the creak of the opening door.

    The Lilac Lady

  • A ludicrous fancy passed through his mind that much of the good seed was pecked up by the scatterers.

    The Altar Steps

  • No torch bearers and tablet scatterers were let loose in the streets.

    The Soul of the War

  • The great political conceptions that are needed to establish the peace of the world must become the common property of the mass of intelligent adults if they are to hold against the political scoundrel, the royal adventurer, the forensic exploiter, the enemies and scatterers of mankind.

    What is Coming?


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