## CROSSSECTION

### Cross section

A**cross section**is the effective area that governs the probability of some scattering or absorption event. Together with particle density and path length, it can be used to predict the total scattering probability via the Beerâ€“Lambert law.

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### cross section

#### Noun

- A section formed by a plane cutting through an object, usually at right angles to an axis.
- A sample meant to be representative of a whole population.
- The probability that a particular nuclear reaction will take place.

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