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1. 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)

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  • disqualification
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  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
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Example sentences of the word infrared-radiation


1. Noun Phrase
All objects above absolute zero emit infrared radiation, tied to the surface temperature of the object.

2. Noun Phrase
As the sun goes down, the Earth cools by giving off infrared radiation.

3. Noun Phrase
Their lifespans in the atmosphere are measured in millennia and they are unusually good at absorbing infrared radiation.

4. Noun Phrase
Burning is caused when the top layers of the skin are heated too much by the infrared radiation.

2. radiation

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

Synonyms

  • emanation
  • emission

Antonyms

  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • peristalsis

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. 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)

6. radiation

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

Antonyms

  • dormant

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

7. 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)

8. infrared

adjective. ['ˌɪnfrɝˈɛd'] having or employing wavelengths longer than light but shorter than radio waves; lying outside the visible spectrum at its red end.

Synonyms

  • invisible

Antonyms

  • perceptible
  • overt

Etymology

  • infra (Latin)

9. infrared

noun. ['ˌɪnfrɝˈɛd'] the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum; electromagnetic wave frequencies below the visible range.

Synonyms

  • oftenness
  • infrared spectrum
  • frequence
  • infrared frequency

Antonyms

  • conspicuous
  • macroscopical
  • visual
  • panoptic

Etymology

  • infra (Latin)

10. infrared

noun. ['ˌɪnfrɝˈɛd'] electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves.

Synonyms

  • infrared light
  • infrared radiation
  • actinic radiation
  • infrared emission

Antonyms

  • megascopic
  • panoptical
  • subgross
  • macroscopic

Etymology

  • infra (Latin)
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