Definition of Radiation. Meaning of Radiation. Synonyms of Radiation
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Definition of Radiation
Radiation Ra`di*a"tion, n. [L. radiatio: cf. F. radiation.]
1. The act of radiating, or the state of being radiated;
emission and diffusion of rays of light; beamy brightness.
2. The shooting forth of anything from a point or surface,
like the diverging rays of light; as, the radiation of
Meaning of Radiation from wikipedia
- electromagnetic radiation
, such as radio
waves, microwaves, infrared, visible
light, ultraviolet, x-rays, and gamma radiation
(γ) particle radiation
, such as...
- In physics, electromagnetic radiation
or EMR) refers
to the waves
quanta, photons) of the electromagnetic
- Ionizing radiation
) is radiation
as a particle
wave, that carries sufficient energy
- Radiation therapy
or radiotherapy, often abbreviated
RT, RTx, or XRT, is a therapy using ionizing radiation
as part of cancer treatment
(UV) is electromagnetic radiation
from 10 nm (with a corresponding frequency
30 PHz) to 400 nm (750 THz)...
- X-rays make up X-radiation
, a form of high-energy electromagnetic radiation
. Most X-rays have a wavelength ranging
from 0.1 to 10 nanometres, corresponding...
- Acute radiation syndrome
(ARS), also known
as radiation sickness
poisoning, is a collection
of health effects
due to exposure
to high amounts...
is the range
(the spectrum) of electromagnetic radiation
and their respective wavelengths
energies. The electromagnetic...
- Non-ionizing (or non-ionising) radiation refers
to any type of electromagnetic radiation
that does not carry enough energy
- disintegration) is the process
an unstable atomic nucleus loses energy
. A material containing unstable nuclei
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