Synonyms for corpuscular-radiation

1. corpuscular radiation (n.)

a stream of atomic or subatomic particles that may be charged positively (e.g. alpha particles) or negatively (e.g. beta particles) or not at all (e.g. neutrons)

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2. corpuscular-radiation pressure (n.)

the minute pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a wave

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3. corpuscular (adj.)

of or relating to corpuscles

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4. radiation (n.)

energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles

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5. radiation (n.)

the act of spreading outward from a central source

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6. radiation (n.)

a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain

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7. radiation (n.)

(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance

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8. radiation (n.)

the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay

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9. radiation (n.)

the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats

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10. radiation (n.)

syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours

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