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radiation en inglés británico

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radiationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌreɪ.diˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌreɪ.diˈeɪ.ʃən/

C1 a form of energy that comes from a nuclear reaction and that can be very dangerous to health:

Many servicemen suffered radiation sickness after the early atomic tests.

energy from heat or light that you cannot see:

Más ejemplos

  • 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?

(Definición de radiation del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

radiation en inglés americano

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radiationnoun [ U ]

us /ˌreɪ·diˈeɪ·ʃən/

physics energy in the form of waves or particles (= any of the smallest pieces of matter that make up atoms):

Residents argued that electromagnetic radiation emitted by the radar towers might pose a health hazard.

(the sending out of) heat, light, or energy in waves:

solar radiation

(Definición de radiation del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)