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Definition of Diffraction:
Process affecting wave propagation, by which wave energy is radiated normal to the direction of wave propagation into the lee of an island or breakwater.[1].
This is the common definition for Diffraction, other definitions can be discussed in the article


  1. CIRIA (1996). Beach management manual. CIRIA Report 153.

See also

  1. Wave transformation
  2. Shallow-water wave theory
  3. Waves