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1. ultraviolet

noun. ['ˌəltrəˈvaɪəlɪt'] radiation lying in the ultraviolet range; wave lengths shorter than light but longer than X rays.

Synonyms

  • ultraviolet radiation
  • ultraviolet illumination
  • sun-ray
  • sunray
  • actinic radiation
  • UV
  • ultraviolet light

Antonyms

  • conspicuous
  • macroscopical
  • visual
  • panoptic

Etymology

  • ultra- (English)
  • violet (English)
  • violette (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word ultraviolet-radiation


1. Noun Phrase
Utilize the effect of ultraviolet radiation on the most common pathogens.

2. Noun Phrase
Scalp psoriasis benefits from exposure to ultraviolet radiation.

3. Noun Phrase
Black lights emit ultraviolet radiation (UV light).

4. Noun Phrase
The sun emits ultraviolet radiation, often called UV radiation.

2. ultraviolet

adjective. ['ˌəltrəˈvaɪəlɪt'] having or employing wavelengths shorter than light but longer than X-rays; lying outside the visible spectrum at its violet end.

Synonyms

  • invisible

Antonyms

  • perceptible
  • overt

Etymology

  • ultra- (English)
  • violet (English)
  • violette (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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'] 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)

5. radiation

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

Synonyms

  • emanation
  • emission

Antonyms

  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • peristalsis

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. 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)

9. radiation

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

Antonyms

  • dormant

Etymology

  • radiatio (Latin)

10. 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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