radiation
[reɪdɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
  1. physics
    the emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving subatomic particles, especially high-energy particles which cause ionization.
  2. biology
    divergence out from a central point, in particular evolution from an ancestral animal or plant group into a variety of new forms.
    "evolution is a process of radiation not progression"
Origin
late Middle English (denoting the action of sending out rays of light): from Latin radiatio(n-), from radiare ‘emit rays’ ( see radiate).
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a monitor aboard the vessel said he had measured radiation levels ten times the normal level.
the excited atom returns to its former energy state and emits light or other radiation.
CFCs and water vapour are virtually transparent to incoming short-wave solar radiation.
medical radiation treatment is unselective—X-rays damage all the tissues in their path.
these compounds are dissociated by solar radiation to yield atoms of chlorine.
we were used as guinea pigs to test the effects of radiation on human beings.
electromagnetic radiation can only proliferate cancers already present.
increased ultraviolet radiation may disrupt terrestrial ecosystems.
the molecules fluoresce when excited by ultraviolet radiation.
evolution is a process of radiation not progression.
ultraviolet radiation penetrates the clumpy clouds.
a dose of radiation exceeding safety limits.
the induction of malformations by radiation.
the eye filters out ultraviolet radiation.
radiation readings were taken every hour.
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How to say radiation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)bestraling
Arabic (NOUN)الإشعاع, إشعاع, لﻹشعاع, باﻹشعاع, العلاج الاشعاعي
Bangla বিকিরণ
Bosnian (Latin) zračenje
Bulgarian (NOUN)радиация, лъчение, лъчева, излъчване, облъчване, лъчи
Cantonese (Traditional) 輻射
Catalan (NOUN)radiació
Chinese Simplified 辐射
Chinese Traditional 輻射
Croatian (NOUN)zračenja, radijacije, zraËenja
Czech (NOUN)záření, radiační, vyzařování, ozáření
Danish (NOUN)stråling, straaling
Dutch (NOUN)straling, radiatie
Estonian (NOUN)kiirgus
Fijian veivakatakatari
Finnish (NOUN)säteily, sädehoito
French (NOUN)rayonnement, radiations
German (NOUN)Strahlung, Radioaktivität
Greek (NOUN)ακτινοβολία, ραδιενέργειας
Haitian Creole adyasyon
Hebrew (NOUN)קרינה, הקרינה, קרינת, לקרינה, הקרנות, בקרינה
Hindi (NOUN)विकिरण
Hmong Daw tawg
Hungarian (NOUN)sugárzás, radiáció
Icelandic (NOUN)geislun
Indonesian (NOUN)radiasi
Italian (NOUN)radiazione, irraggiamento
Japanese (NOUN)放射線, 放射, 輻射, 放射能, 放射線照射, 照射, 被ばく, 放熱
Kiswahili (NOUN)mionzi
Klingon woj
Korean (NOUN)방사선, 복사
Latvian (NOUN)starojuma, radiācijas, staru, apstarošana
Lithuanian (NOUN)radiacijos, spinduliuotės, apšvitos
Malagasy fiparitahan' ny taratra
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)radiasi, sinaran, radar
Maltese (NOUN)radjazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål stråling
Persian (NOUN)تابش, پرتو, اشعه, تشعشع
Polish (NOUN)promieniowania, radioterapii, przed promieniowaniem
Portuguese (NOUN)radiação
Querétaro Otomi radiación
Romanian (NOUN)radiaţii, iradiere
Russian (NOUN)радиации, излучения, лучевой, облучения
Samoan leisa
Serbian (Cyrillic) Радијација
Serbian (Latin) Radijacija
Slovak (NOUN)žiarenia, radiačnej, iarenie, vyžarovania
Slovenian (NOUN)sevanja, izžarevanje, sevalni, obsevanje, valovanje
Spanish (NOUN)radiación
Swedish (NOUN)strålning, utstrålningen
Tahitian radiotherapie
Tamil கதிர்வீச்சு
Telugu రేడియేషన్
Thai รังสี
Tongan hulu (radiation)
Turkish (NOUN)radyasyon, ışınım, ışın, ışıma
Ukrainian (NOUN)радіації, випромінювання, променевої, опромінення
(ADJECTIVE)радіаційні
Urdu (NOUN)اشعاع, تابکاری
Vietnamese (NOUN)bức xạ, xạ, phóng xạ, radar
Welsh (NOUN)ymbelydredd, pelydriad
Yucatec Maya radiación
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