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scattered

[′skad·ərd]
(meteorology)
Descriptive of a sky cover of 0.1 to 0.5 (5 to 54%), applied only when clouds or obscuring phenomena aloft are present, not applied for surface-based obscuring phenomena.

scattered (SCT)

As it relates to the cloud amount, it means 3 or 4 octas (5 decas) of clouds.
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At GilgitBaltistan rain with snow over hills is expected at scattered places.
It was where she grew up - we always used to come down to this beach - so she wanted her ashes scattered there," she continued.
This description assumes that a scattered photon is not detected and therefore appears to have been absorbed.
17 They demonstrated that the RTE could be derived from the Maxwell and Foldy-Lax equations without the introduction of phenomenological concepts, provided that (a) the observation point is in the far-field zone of the medium under study, (b) all particles are located in the far-field zone of one another (so that the scattered field can be approximated as a spherical outgoing wave), (c) the positions and orientations of the particles are uncorrelated (independent scattering), and (d) multiple scattering events returning to the same particle are neglected (also referred as the Twersky approximation).
He had wished that his ashes be scattered on the world's highest mountain and over Auckland's harbour.
Microwave background measurements at the elevated frequencies are therefore primarily complicated not by a lack of absolute signal, as I previously believed [6], but rather, by the tremendous interference from the scattered signal reservoirs in the atmosphere.
During the trip, blue light is scattered away, but red light, which is less susceptible to scattering, can continue on its direct path to our eyes.
Dodson had gone on a one-man mission last year to promote California's state flower and scattered some seeds from his hang glider to see whether they would take hold.
The Rayleigh ratio, R[theta], represents the relative ratio of the scattered light, taking the angle of scatter and the distance of the observer from the scattering particles into consideration, and it is directly proportional to I/[I.
Religious rules say the ashes of cremated bodies must be scattered in the sea, or waters that flow to the sea, to take them to the next life.
Each time a photon scattered off an electron, it became polarized.