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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
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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: microwave/ultraviolet/electromagnetic radiation

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