Synonyms and Antonyms for cosmic-radiation

1. cosmic radiation (n.)

radiation coming from outside the solar system


2. X-radiation (n.)

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


3. radiation (n.)

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


4. radiation (n.)

the act of spreading outward from a central source


5. radiation (n.)

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


6. radiation (n.)

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


7. radiation (n.)

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


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. radiation (n.)

the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats


10. cosmic (adj.)

inconceivably extended in space or time

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