Top Definition
1. the decrease in energy (increase in wavelength) of an X-ray or gamma ray photon, when it interacts with matter
2. what happens when the police come near a large crowd in the ghetto
There were numerous cases of compton scattering during the riots last week.
by ortho May 16, 2007
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