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Engelsk substantiv: radiation

1. radiation (om fenomen) energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkenergy, free energy


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcosmic radiation, electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, ionizing radiation, nonparticulate radiation, solar radiation

2. radiation (om handling) the act of spreading outward from a central source


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkemanation, emission


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbombardment

3. radiation (om tilstand) 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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was suffering from radiation.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)radiation sickness, radiation syndrome


Mindre spesifikke uttrykksyndrome

4. radiation (om prosess) the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)radioactivity


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkemission


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcorpuscular radiation, particulate radiation

5. radiation (om begivenhet) the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaction, activity, natural action, natural process, spread, spreading


Mere spesifikke uttrykkadaptive radiation

6. radiation (i anatomi) a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkneural structure

7. radiation (om handling) (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)actinotherapy, irradiation, radiation therapy, radiotherapy


Mindre spesifikke uttrykktherapy


Mere spesifikke uttrykkCurietherapy, phototherapy, radium therapy, X-ray therapy


Overordnet kategorimedical specialty, medicine









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