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English definition of “irradiate”


verb [T] /ɪˈreɪd·iˌeɪt/
biology to use radiation (= a form of energy) to destroy something, especially bacteria in food to keep it fresh
noun [U] /ɪˌreɪd·iˈeɪ·ʃən/
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