Definition of gamma radiation in English:

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gamma radiation

Pronunciation: /ˈɡamə ˌrādēˈāSHən/

noun

Gamma rays.
Example sentences
  • The technical definition is the amount of X or gamma radiation that produces one electrostatic unit of ionic charge in one cubic centimeter of dry air at standard temperature and pressure.
  • This process is called ionization, and this capability had led to gamma radiation being termed ionizing radiation.
  • The property, possessed by certain nuclides, of spontaneously emitting particles of gamma radiation or of emitting radiation following orbital electron capture or spontaneous fission.

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Syllabification: gam·ma ra·di·a·tion

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