Synonyms and Antonyms for gamma-radiation

1. gamma radiation (n.)

electromagnetic radiation emitted during radioactive decay and having an extremely short wavelength

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2. radiation (n.)

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

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3. radiation (n.)

the act of spreading outward from a central source

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4. radiation (n.)

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

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5. radiation (n.)

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

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6. radiation (n.)

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

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7. radiation (n.)

the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats

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8. gamma (n.)

the 3rd letter of the Greek alphabet

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9. gamma (n.)

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

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10. 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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