Definition of Radiation. Meaning of Radiation. Synonyms of Radiation

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Definition of Radiation

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 heat.

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 (EM radiation or EMR) refers to the waves (or their quanta, photons) of the electromagnetic field, propagating (radiating)...
- Ionizing radiation (ionising radiation) is radiation, traveling as a particle or electromagnetic wave, that carries sufficient energy to detach electrons...
- Acute radiation syndrome (A.R.S.), also known as radiation sickness or radiation poisoning, is a collection of health effects that are caused by being...
- Black-body radiation is the thermal electromagnetic radiation within or surrounding a body in thermodynamic equilibrium with its environment, emitted by...
- Hawking radiation is black-body radiation that is predicted to be released by black holes, due to quantum effects near the black hole event horizon. It...
- Radiation therapy or radiotherapy, often abbreviated RT, RTx, or XRT, is a therapy using ionizing radiation, generally as part of cancer treatment to...
- Thermal radiation is electromagnetic radiation generated by the thermal motion of particles in matter. All matter with a temperature greater than absolute...
- Radiation City was an American indie rock band that began in Portland, Oregon, in 2010. The band consisted of Cameron Spies (guitar, vocals), Elisabeth...
- Radiation pressure is the mechanical pressure exerted upon any surface due to the exchange of momentum between the object and the electromagnetic field...
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