- irrational number,
Origin of irradiation
Examples from the Web for irradiation
But an irradiation in the other direction is, unfortunately, at least as likely, if not more so.
Irradiation, by which alone these two truths are reconciled, is a consequent truthI perceive it.Eureka:|Edgar A. Poe
The faces of butts and pathetic figures were rather less capable of irradiation.The Story of Louie|Oliver Onions
Moses veiled the face that shone with the irradiation of Deity.
- the therapeutic or diagnostic use of radiation, esp X-rays
- exposure of a patient to such radiation
1580s, from French irradiation, from Latin *irradiationem, noun of action from past participle stem of irradiare (see irradiate). Originally of light (literally and figuratively); of X-rays, etc., from 1901.