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Synonyms and antonyms for gamma radiation

1. radiation (n.)

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

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2. radiation (n.)

the act of spreading outward from a central source

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3. gamma (n.)

the 3rd letter of the Greek alphabet

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4. gamma (n.)

a unit of magnetic field strength equal to one-hundred-thousandth of an oersted

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5. Gamma (n.)

Portuguese navigator who led an expedition around the Cape of Good Hope in 1497; he sighted and named Natal on Christmas Day before crossing the Indian Ocean (1469-1524)

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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.)

the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats

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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

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9. radiation (n.)

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

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10. radiation (n.)

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

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