- Informal. radical.
- Slang. fine; wonderful.
Origin of rad2
Related Words for radderastonishing, fantastic, outrageous, spectacular, incredible, phenomenal, awesome, astounding, unbelievable, superb, terrific, marvelous, breathtaking, remarkable, offbeat, neat, groovy, unorthodox, great, satisfying
Examples from the Web for radder
Historical Examples of radder
I ast seberal colored men, but dey'd radder whitewash an' clean chicken coops.Tom Swift and his Motor-cycle
I'd radder take dis mutt into Fairview dan pull down a t'ousan' in de long green.Motor Matt's Red Flyer, or, On the High Gear
Stanley R. Matthews
I'd radder go to hell on my knees backward dan tech de fust drap ob dat.Si Klegg, Book 4 (of 6)
Beoples might radder haf deir landts for nuttin', dan bay rents for dem.The Redskins; or, Indian and Injin, Volume 1.
James Fenimore Cooper
- a former unit of absorbed ionizing radiation dose equivalent to an energy absorption per unit mass of 0.01 joule per kilogram of irradiated material. 1 rad is equivalent to 0.01 gray
Word Origin for rad
- A unit used to measure energy absorbed by a material from radiation. One rad is equal to 100 ergs per gram of material. Many scientists now measure this energy in grays rather than in rads.