reradiation

[ree-rey-dee-ey-shuh n]
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

First recorded in 1880–85; re- + radiation
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reradiation

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