Share this entry
cosmic radiation Syllabification: cos·mic ra·di·a·tion

Definition of cosmic radiation in English:


Radiation consisting of cosmic rays.
Example sentences
  • It was equipped to measure solar and cosmic radiation, interplanetary magnetic fields, the micrometeoroid flux, and the composition of gases.
  • This regolith layer, exposed to cosmic radiation and the solar wind, contains materials, such as hydrogen, that do not reach the surface of Earth because of its protection by both a magnetic field and an atmosphere.
  • The space radiation environment encompasses a broad spectrum of radiation ranging from infra-red to galactic cosmic radiation.
Definition of cosmic radiation in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources