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reradiation

[ree-rey-dee-ey-shuh n] /riˌreɪ diˈeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
Physics. radiation emitted as a consequence of a previous absorption of radiation.
2.
Radio. retransmission of signals, a source of interference, due to frequency oscillations in a radio receiver.
Origin of reradiation
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; re- + radiation
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reradiation

/ˌriːreɪdɪˈeɪʃən/
noun
1.
radiation resulting from the previous absorption of primary radiation
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