English Online Dictionary. What means radiation? What does radiation mean?
Borrowed from Latin radiatio, radiationis. Morphologically radiate + -ion
- IPA(key): /ˌɹeɪ.di.ˈeɪ.ʃən/
- (some US dialects) IPA(key): /ɹaɪ.di.ˈaɪ.ʃən/
radiation (countable and uncountable, plural radiations)
- The shooting forth of anything from a point or surface, like diverging rays of light.
- heat radiation
- 2016, Donald R. Prothero, The Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals (page 136)
- The second [canid group] is the radiation of dogs in South America that began when the first canids arrived about 3 Ma, after crossing the Panama land bridge (Fig. 5.4).
- The process of radiating waves or particles.
- The transfer of energy via radiation (as opposed to convection or conduction).
- Radioactive energy.
Borrowed from Latin radiatio, radiationem.
- IPA(key): /ʁa.dja.sjɔ̃/
radiation f (plural radiations)
- radiation (all meaning)
- “radiation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).