- [U]辐射(能),放射 the radiating of heat, light, etc.; radioactivity
- [P]放射物 thing that is radiated
energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles
the act of spreading outward from a central source
syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours;
"he was suffering from radiation"
the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay
the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats
a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain
(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance
- Radiation reached unheard-of levels.
- The most terrifying aspect of nuclear bombing is radiation.
- In the accident, the workers received a heavy dose of radiation.
- The news of the radiation leak caused widespread public alarm.
- The body cannot tolerate such large amounts of radiation.
- The mutations in plants caused by radiation have been found in experiments.
- The sun, a lamp, or an electric heater all warm us by radiation.
- An X-ray machine emits radiation.X
- This apparatus produces harmful radiations.