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

- particle radiation consists of particles of non-zero rest energy, such as alpha radiation (α), beta radiation (β), proton radiation and neutron radiation acoustic...
- Black-body radiation is the thermal electromagnetic radiation within, or surrounding, a body in thermodynamic equilibrium with its environment, emitted...
- Radiation therapy or radiotherapy (RT, RTx, or XRT) is a treatment using ionizing radiation, generally provided as part of cancer therapy to either kill...
- Hawking radiation is the theoretical thermal black-body radiation released outside a black hole's event horizon. This is counterintuitive because once...
- In physics, electromagnetic radiation (EMR) consists of waves of the electromagnetic (EM) field, which propagate through space and carry momentum and...
- Cherenkov radiation (/tʃəˈrɛŋkɒf/) (sometimes Čerenkov or Cerenkov radiation) is electromagnetic radiation emitted when a charged particle (such as an...
- Ionizing radiation (US) (or ionising radiation [UK]), including nuclear radiation, consists of subatomic particles or electromagnetic waves that have sufficient...
- (UV) light is electromagnetic radiation of wavelength shorter than that of visible light, but longer than X-rays. UV radiation is present in sunlight, and...
- Terahertz radiation – also known as submillimeter radiation, terahertz waves, tremendously high frequency (THF), T-rays, T-waves, T-light, T-lux or THz –...
- Van Allen radiation belt is a zone of energetic charged particles, most of which originate from the solar wind, that are captured by and held around a...