- Also called ab·sorbed dose. the quantity of ionizing radiation absorbed by a unit mass of matter, especially living tissue, measured in grays: although increasingly disfavored, in the U.S. an absorbed dose may still be measured in rads.
- exposure dose.
verb (used with object), dosed, dos·ing.
verb (used without object), dosed, dos·ing.
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I've just been dosing on sage tea and honey, and it has about broke up my cough.A Little Girl in Old Boston|Amanda Millie Douglas
No dosing is allowed in between; the members of the family get it when the proper time comes round.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Although I am a stickler for old-time ways and things, I think I shall leave out all of the old spring dosing except the greens.In Pastures Green|Peter McArthur
Another does not think he has a bad night if he has had intervals of dosing occasionally.Notes on Nursing|Florence Nightingale
Dr. Andrus is dosing me and when it clears off I hope to feel better.Diary of an Enlisted Man|Lawrence Van Alstyne