Definition of X-ray diffraction in English:

X-ray diffraction

Syllabification: X-ray dif·frac·tion

Entry from US English dictionary


The scattering of X-rays by the regularly spaced atoms of a crystal, useful in obtaining information about the structure of the crystal.

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