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Princeton's WordNet

  1. X-ray diffraction(noun)

    the scattering of X rays by the atoms of a crystal; the diffraction pattern shows structure of the crystal


  1. X-ray diffraction(Noun)

    The scattering of X-rays by the regular lattice of atoms or molecules in a crystal.

  2. X-ray diffraction(Noun)

    The diffraction pattern so obtained.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. X-Ray Diffraction

    The scattering of x-rays by matter, especially crystals, with accompanying variation in intensity due to interference effects. Analysis of the crystal structure of materials is performed by passing x-rays through them and registering the diffraction image of the rays (CRYSTALLOGRAPHY, X-RAY). (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of x-ray diffraction in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of x-ray diffraction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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