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rad1 (ræd Pronunciation for rad1

Definitions

noun

  1. a former unit of absorbed ionizing radiation dose equivalent to an energy absorption per unit mass of 0.01 joule per kilogram of irradiated material. 1 rad is equivalent to 0.01 gray

Word Origin

C20: shortened from radiation

rad2

Definitions

symbol for

  1. radian

rad.

Definitions

abbreviation for

  1. radical
  2. radius

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