Definitions for backscatterˈbækˌskæt ər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the deflection of radiation by scattering in a direction opposite to the direction of incidence.
radiation scattered in this manner.
Origin of backscatter:
scatter (radiation) by the atoms of the medium through which it passes
The deflection of particles and/or radiation by nuclear and/or electromagnetic forces through angles greater than 90 degrees to the original direction of travel.
The particles and/or radiation deflected in this manner.
A portion of the energy or a laser that is scattered back in the seeker's direction by an obscurant.
The sending of IP packets to essentially random addresses in response to incoming packets that have a spoofed origin.
To scatter particles and/or radiation by the atoms of the medium being passed through.