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1. irradiation

noun. ['ˌɪˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] a column of light (as from a beacon).

Synonyms

  • visible radiation
  • low beam
  • light beam
  • sunbeam
  • high beam
  • ray of light
  • light
  • shaft of light
  • shaft
  • laser beam
  • heat ray
  • visible light
  • beam
  • moon-ray
  • beam of light
  • sunray
  • moon ray
  • ray

Antonyms

  • heavy-footed
  • deep
  • serious
  • significant

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Rhymes with Irradiation

  • 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

Sentences with irradiation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Irradiated food can be more expensive, due to the upfront costs of a food irradiation facility.

2. irradiation

noun. ['ˌɪˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] the apparent enlargement of a bright object when viewed against a dark background.

Synonyms

  • illusion

Antonyms

  • chaste
  • fatty

3. irradiation

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

Synonyms

  • X-ray therapy
  • radiotherapy
  • therapy
  • radiation therapy
  • phototherapy
  • Curietherapy
  • actinotherapy
  • radium therapy

Antonyms

  • bright
  • dull
  • dullness
  • light

4. irradiation

noun. ['ˌɪˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] the condition of being exposed to radiation.

Synonyms

  • status

Antonyms

  • compact
  • indigestible

5. irradiation

noun. ['ˌɪˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] (Pavolvian conditioning) the elicitation of a conditioned response by stimulation similar but not identical to the original stimulus.

Synonyms

  • generalisation
  • stimulus generalisation
  • stimulus generalization

Antonyms

  • darken
  • ascend
  • rise
  • heavy

6. irradiation

noun. ['ˌɪˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən'] (physiology) the spread of sensory neural impulses in the cortex.

Synonyms

  • spreading

Antonyms

  • impure
  • sufficient
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