Meaning of SCATTERING in English
The process by which small particles suspended in the air diffuse a portion of the incident radiation in all directions. This is a primary reason for colors, such as blue skies, rainbows, and orange sunsets. When working with radars, this often refers to the more or less random changes in direction of radio energy.
Weather and meteorology English vocabulary. Английский словарь погоды и метеорологии . 2012