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'radiation'

Overview of noun radiation
1. radiation -- (energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles)

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

3. radiation sickness, radiation syndrome, radiation -- (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; "he was suffering from radiation")

4. radiation, radioactivity -- (the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay)

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

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

7. radiotherapy, radiation therapy, radiation, actinotherapy, irradiation -- ((medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance)



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