English Online Dictionary. What means radiation? What does radiation mean?
Borrowed from Latin radiatio, radiationis. By surface analysis, radiate + -ion.
- IPA(key): /ˌɹeɪ.di.ˈeɪ.ʃən/
- (some US dialects) IPA(key): /ɹaɪ.di.ˈaɪ.ʃən/
- (some Ghanaian speakers) IPA(key): /ɹæ.di.ˈeɪ.ʃən/
radiation (countable and uncountable, plural radiations)
- The shooting forth of anything from a point or surface, like diverging rays of light.
- The process of radiating waves or particles.
- The transfer of energy via radiation.
- Coordinate terms: convection, conduction
- Radioactive energy.
- (evolutionary theory, countable) A rapid diversification of an ancestral species into many new forms.
Borrowed from Latin radiātiōnem.
- IPA(key): /ʁa.dja.sjɔ̃/
radiation f (plural radiations)
- radiation (all meanings)
- ceinture de radiations de Van Allen
- → Romanian: radiație
- → Turkish: radyasyon
- “radiation”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.