Synonyms

1. X-radiation

noun. obtaining images by the use of X rays.

Synonyms

  • computerized axial tomography
  • computed axial tomography
  • imaging
  • CT
  • CAT
  • tomography
  • X-raying
  • computed tomography

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Rhymes with Adaptive Radiation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

2. X-radiation

noun. electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high-speed electrons strike a solid target.

Synonyms

  • X ray
  • X-ray
  • electromagnetic radiation
  • roentgen ray
  • nonparticulate radiation
  • electromagnetic wave

3. radiation

noun. ['ˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles.

Synonyms

  • ionizing radiation
  • solar radiation
  • energy
  • electromagnetic radiation
  • nonparticulate radiation
  • electromagnetic wave
  • cosmic radiation

Antonyms

  • defense
  • centralization
  • gather
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

4. radiation

noun. ['ˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] the act of spreading outward from a central source.

Synonyms

  • emanation
  • emission

Antonyms

  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • peristalsis

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

5. radiation

noun. ['ˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats.

Synonyms

  • natural action
  • natural process
  • activity
  • action
  • spreading
  • spread

Antonyms

  • inaction
  • passive
  • active
  • stabilisation

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

6. radiation

noun. ['ˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance.

Synonyms

  • radiotherapy
  • therapy
  • radiation therapy
  • phototherapy
  • Curietherapy
  • irradiation
  • actinotherapy
  • radium therapy

Antonyms

  • activation
  • sink
  • source
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

7. radiation

noun. ['ˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] 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.

Synonyms

  • syndrome
  • radiation sickness

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • unprepared

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

8. radiation

noun. ['ˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain.

Antonyms

  • dormant

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

9. radiation

noun. ['ˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay.

Synonyms

  • particulate radiation
  • radioactivity
  • emission

Antonyms

  • cross
  • concentration
  • stand still
  • concentrated

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

10. adaptive

adjective. ['əˈdæptɪv'] having a capacity for adaptation.

Synonyms

  • adjustive
  • accommodative
  • adaptational
  • reconciling

Antonyms

  • unaccommodating
  • unkind
  • ill-natured
  • unhelpful

Sentences with adaptive-radiation


1. Noun Phrase
About 56 different species of Hawaiian honeycreepers evolved from just one or two species, which then settled in different microclimates on the island in a process called adaptive radiation.

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