Synonyms and Antonyms for cosmic-radiation

1. cosmic radiation (n.)

radiation coming from outside the solar system


2. radiation (n.)

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


3. radiation (n.)

the act of spreading outward from a central source


4. radiation (n.)

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


5. radiation (n.)

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


6. radiation (n.)

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


7. radiation (n.)

the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats


8. 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


9. cosmic (adj.)

of or from or pertaining to or characteristic of the cosmos or universe


10. cosmic (adj.)

inconceivably extended in space or time

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