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English definition of “irradiate”


verb [T]     /ɪˈreɪ.di.eɪt/ specialized
to treat with light or other types of radiation: The cells are irradiated so that they cannot reproduce.Radiation and radioactivity irradiated     /-eɪ.tɪd/ US  /-eɪt̬ɪd/ adjective irradiated fuel irradiated foodRadiation and radioactivity
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