Definition of gamma radiation in English:

gamma radiation

Line breaks: gamma ra¦di|ation

noun

[mass noun]
Gamma rays.
More 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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