English - Vietnamese Dictionary
radiation /,reidi'eiʃn/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự bức xạ, sự phát xạ, sự toả ra
- radiation reaction: phản ứng bức xạ
+energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles
+the act of spreading outward from a central source
+syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours
+the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay
+the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats
+a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain
+(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance
Advanced English Dictionary
emission, emanation, diffusion, dispersal, shedding:
Because the night was cloudless, unhindered radiation of the earth's heat rapidly cooled the air.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [U, C] powerful and very dangerous rays that are sent out from RADIOACTIVE substances: high levels / doses of radiation that damage cells + the link between exposure to radiation and childhood cancer + a radiation leak from a nuclear power station + the radiations emitted by radium
2 [U] heat, energy, etc. that is sent out in the form of rays: ultraviolet radiation + electromagnetic radiation from power lines
3 (also radiation therapy) [U] the treatment of CANCER and other diseases using radiation
Compare: CHEMOTHERAPY, RADIOTHERAPY
background | low-level | harmful | electromagnetic, gravitational, infrared, microwave, nuclear, solar, thermal, ultraviolet
Patients receive high doses of radiation during cancer treatment.
VERB + RADIATION
emit, give off | absorb
The ozone layer absorbs solar radiation.
| measure, monitor | expose sb to
Nuclear testing has exposed millions of people to radiation.
RADIATION + NOUN
sickness | leak | dose, level | exposure | therapy
radiation from computer screens
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