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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.
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scattered (SCT)

As it relates to the cloud amount, it means 3 or 4 octas (5 decas) of clouds.
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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.sub.o].
Researchers believe the shrinkage may bring certain tissue components, such as collagen fibers, closer together, modifying the way light is scattered. Secondly, it changes the optical composition of tissue because the glycerol that replaces the water within it has an index of refraction which matches certain tissue components, such as collagen.
The Astra Hassle parti is not as clear as these because it is a complicated and almost labyrinthine attempt to draw together diverse scattered buildings on a large site into some kind of overall order.
However, for the minimum scattering antenna, the character of the radiated and structurally scattered fields must be identical if the antenna is to disappear.
KUWAIT, April 4 (KUNA) -- Kuwait is currently affected by the seasonal Sudan depression, accompanied by relative humid air, which might lead to increasing clouds in the coming days and scattered rain, said Abdul Aziz Al-Qarawi, weather forecaster at Kuwait Meteorological Center (KMC).
Metro Manila and most parts of Luzon will have cloudy skies and scattered rain due to the tail end of a cold front, the state weather bureau said Wednesday.
Then, scattered field of composite model [mathematical expression not reproducible] can be developed by creating superposition of obtained scattered fields:
The vector Helmholtz equation [[DELTA].sup.2]s + [k.sup.2]s = 0 is introduced in order to obtain the analytical solution of the scattered acoustic field, where s is the displacement vector in solids and it can be decomposed into the following form by field theory:
The scattering characteristics generally refer to the amplitude and phase distribution characteristics of scattered field in frequencies and orientations.
One notes that the incident wave propagates to impinge the random rough surface first and then the buried object; after that, the wave is scattered back to reach the observation point at y = 2 from the rough surface along y = 0 and then from the buried cube, the upper surface of which is along y = -2.
Yeh, "Observation of diffusion broadening of rayleigh scattered light," Physical Review Letters, vol.