radiationnoun [U]uk us /ˌreɪ.diˈeɪ.ʃən/
- The radiation leak has had a disastrous effect on the environment.
- It is feared that people living near the power station may have been exposed to radiation.
- Wearing the correct type of clothing will reduce the risk from radiation.
- There is some danger of low level radiation.
- So what is an acceptable level of radiation?