Definition of ionizing radiation in English:

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ionizing radiation

noun

[mass noun]
Radiation consisting of particles, X-rays, or gamma rays with sufficient energy to cause ionization in the medium through which it passes.
Example sentences
  • This process is called ionization, and this capability had led to gamma radiation being termed ionizing radiation.
  • This energy is often in the form of ionizing radiation like x-rays or gamma rays.
  • This produces positively charged ions and so these forms of radiation are known as ionizing radiation.

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