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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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Rhymes with 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

Sentences with radiation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Photoaging is cause by exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun and may lead to premature aging.

Quotes about radiation


1. As with most of life's problems, this one can be solved by a box of pure radiation.
- Andy Weir, The Martian

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. 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

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)
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