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Synonyms for radiation
ˌreɪ diˈeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. radiation(noun)

    energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles

    Synonyms:
    radiation sickness, radioactivity, actinotherapy, irradiation, radiotherapy, radiation therapy, radiation syndrome

  2. radiation(noun)

    the act of spreading outward from a central source

    Synonyms:
    radiation sickness, radioactivity, actinotherapy, irradiation, radiotherapy, radiation therapy, radiation syndrome

  3. radiation sickness, radiation syndrome, radiation(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    radiation sickness, radiation syndrome, radiation therapy, actinotherapy, radiotherapy, radioactivity, irradiation

  4. radiation, radioactivity(noun)

    the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay

    Synonyms:
    radiation sickness, radiation syndrome, radioactivity, radiation therapy, actinotherapy, radiotherapy, irradiation

  5. radiation(noun)

    the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats

    Synonyms:
    radiation sickness, radioactivity, actinotherapy, irradiation, radiotherapy, radiation therapy, radiation syndrome

  6. radiation(noun)

    a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain

    Synonyms:
    radiation sickness, radioactivity, actinotherapy, irradiation, radiotherapy, radiation therapy, radiation syndrome

  7. radiotherapy, radiation therapy, radiation, actinotherapy, irradiation(noun)

    (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance

    Synonyms:
    radiation sickness, radiation syndrome, beam of light, light beam, shaft, ray of light, beam, ray, radiation therapy, actinotherapy, radiotherapy, radioactivity, irradiation, shaft of light

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. radiation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    irradiance, irradiation, emission of rays

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. radiation(n)

    Synonyms:
    irradiance, irradiation, divergence

    Antonyms:
    convergence

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. radiation

    Synonyms:
    Illustration The symbol is the internationally sanctioned indicator for the presence of radioactivity; well-known effects of radiation include changes in cells, especially those with rapid turnover-e.g., colon, haematopoietic tissues

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How to use radiation in a sentence?

  1. Danny Thomas:

    We follow Ali for the rest of her life so that we know what her chemo or radiation, whatever treatment she had, how that has affected her life, how's her hearing, how's her eyesight, how's her liver, is she going to be able to have children?

  2. Martin Archer:

    Whilst it probably wouldnt be utterly catastrophic for life, there would be a much higher radiation dosage on the ground without a magnetic field.

  3. Erikka Loftfield:

    In the end, the most important thing that individuals can do to reduce their risk of melanoma is to reduce sun and UV radiation exposure.

  4. Sarah Lowe:

    In my opinion, all cancer patients should ask to be referred to a dietitian, Many if not all treatments, whether it's surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, or chemoradiation can result in significant nutrition-related side effects that can have a huge impact (on) patients' quality of life and nutrition status.

  5. Sean Solomon:

    The MESSENGER spacecraft has survived the severe thermal and radiation hazards of the inner solar system, including strong heating by Mercury's dayside surface and direct impact by coronal mass ejections and other energetic solar events, even though we know that the probe's days are numbered, MESSENGER has been a reliable source of exciting new information, and its loss will sadden all of us who have followed its successes.

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