reradiation

[ree-rey-dee-ey-shuh n]
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noun

Physics. radiation emitted as a consequence of a previous absorption of radiation.
Radio. retransmission of signals, a source of interference, due to frequency oscillations in a radio receiver.

Nearby words

  1. requisitely,
  2. requisition,
  3. requisitioner,
  4. requital,
  5. requite,
  6. rerailing,
  7. reread,
  8. rerebrace,
  9. rerecording,
  10. reredorter

Origin of reradiation

First recorded in 1880–85; re- + radiation

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British Dictionary definitions for reradiation

reradiation

noun

radiation resulting from the previous absorption of primary radiation
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