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Synonyms for radiation
ˌreɪ diˈeɪ ʃənra·di·a·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. radiationnoun

    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. radiationnoun

    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, radiationnoun

    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, radioactivitynoun

    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. radiationnoun

    the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats

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

  6. radiationnoun

    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, irradiationnoun

    (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. radiationnoun

    Synonyms:
    irradiance, irradiation, emission of rays

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. radiationnoun

    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. Bill Murtagh:

    For many people now who fly from the US to Asia, a lot of these flights go polar. These energetic particles, these radiation storms, when it hits Earth, these particles will slow down the magnetic field lines and concentrate in the high latitudes near the southern and northern pole.

  2. Nelson Chao:

    In the event of acute radiation exposure, illness is determined by extent of exposure to radiation dose and time.

  3. Roopal Kundu:

    We recommend you buy a sunscreen lotion labeled ‘broad spectrum protection’ -- which helps to protect against both types of UV rays -- with an SPF of 30 or higher that is also water resistant, sPF 30 blocks 97 percent of the UVB radiation. But, you need to reapply it every two hours, using about a shot glass full of lotion over your exposed skin, for the best results.

  4. Wouter Vogel:

    For most patients, it should technically be possible to avoid delivering radiation to this newly discovered location of the salivary gland system in the same way we try to spare known glands, our next step is to find out how we can best spare these new glands and in which patients. If we can do this, patients may experience less side effects which will benefit their overall quality of life after treatment.

  5. John Bucher:

    These experimental animal studies are but one approach to understanding whether exposures to radiofrequency radiation pose a risk to human health.


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