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Origin of irradiation
OTHER WORDS FROM irradiationpost·ir·ra·di·a·tion, adjective
Words nearby irradiation
Example sentences from the Web for irradiation
One of the technologies that Clinton singles out is food irradiation.
Over 20 seconds of irradiation, a spectrometer measured the wavelengths of light, or spectrum, given off by the ice.
But an irradiation in the other direction is, unfortunately, at least as likely, if not more so.
Twenty minutes after the irradiation period, the radioactivity of the calcium standards is measured by the same instrument.
The irradiation is resumed so that a uniform dose of neutrons bombards the patient from both front and back.
When the irradiation is first begun, the number of radioactive atoms increases steadily.
This will be true no matter where in the reactor or for how long the irradiation took place.
A woman who was sitting inside the cottage had seen and recognized her in that momentary irradiation.Return of the Native|Thomas Hardy
British Dictionary definitions for irradiation
- the therapeutic or diagnostic use of radiation, esp X-rays
- exposure of a patient to such radiation