Definition of 'radiation'

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The radiation causes chemical changes in the brain that resemble symptoms of Alzheimer's. The Sun (2016)In the decades that followed many died of radiation sickness and cancers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We are surrounded by radiation from natural sources. Martlew, Gillian & Silver, Shelley Stay Well This Winter (1989)Research has already shown mobiles emit radiation and can heat up brain cells. The Sun (2011)The photos during her radiation treatment were difficult to take. The Sun (2012)The first time that nuclear radiation has been washed off with a quick shower. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The only currently established cause is radiation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is reportedly having a revolutionary new radiation treatment. The Sun (2009)It means that nuclear radiation will now be released as it occurs in the reactor. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The main cause is ultraviolet radiation from the sun or sunbeds. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Doctors here said all they could offer was radiation treatment. The Sun (2015)It is also more resistant to heat and nuclear radiation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Damage to the eyes caused by solar radiation. Brumberg, Elaine Take Care of Your Skin (1990)Name the primary sources of radiation. McKenzie, James F. & Pinger, Robert R. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Here is a chart of the various groups of electromagnetic radiation, arranged according to their frequencies. Schneider, Hermann & Schneider, Leo The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)It survived heat, radiation and ultraviolet light. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Thousands in the north of Japan are displaced from their homes and live in fear of radiation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She threw herself into researching treatments and refused brain radiation, fearing the effects on her faculties. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They said electromagnetic radiation emitted by mobile and cordless phones can damage cells, making tumours more likely. The Sun (2012)The local church was full of well-heeled people poring over leaflets about the possible dangers of electromagnetic radiation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Hundreds of nuclear workers have died of heart attacks and other circulatory illnesses brought on by radiation, a study suggests. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Another 70,000 would die in the days, years and decades ahead from radiation sickness and cancer. The Sun (2015)Dry dust or dry soot acts as an optical filter, blocking sunlight from reaching the ground but allowing heat radiation from the ground to escape into space. Dyson, Freeman Infinite in All Directions (1989)Here the dust cloud can change the radiation balance of the world by shielding us from sunshine while also absorbing the Earth's heat radiation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'radiation'

British English: radiation /ˌreɪdɪˈeɪʃən/ NOUN
Radiation is very small particles of a radioactive substance. Large amounts of radiation can cause illness and death.
... the effects of radiation.
  • American English: radiation
  • Arabic: إِشْعَاع
  • Brazilian Portuguese: radiação
  • Chinese: 辐射
  • Croatian: radijacija
  • Czech: radiace
  • Danish: stråling
  • Dutch: straling
  • European Spanish: radiación
  • Finnish: säteily
  • French: rayonnement
  • German: Strahlung
  • Greek: ακτινοβολία
  • Italian: radiazione
  • Japanese: 放射
  • Korean: 복사
  • Norwegian: stråling
  • Polish: promieniowanie
  • European Portuguese: radiação
  • Romanian: radiație
  • Russian: радиация
  • Spanish: radiación
  • Swedish: strålning
  • Thai: รังสี
  • Turkish: radyasyon
  • Ukrainian: радіація
  • Vietnamese: sự bức xạ


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