/ (ˈtɪndəl) /
the phenomenon in which light is scattered by particles of matter in its path. It enables a beam of light to become visible by illuminating dust particles, etc
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Word Origin for Tyndall effect
C19: named after John Tyndall (1820–93), Irish physicist
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