Definition of irradiation in English:

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Pronunciation: /iˌrādēˈāSH(ə)n/


1The process or fact of irradiating or being irradiated.
Example sentences
  • Different concentrations of BPA as well as different periods of irradiation with thermal neutrons were studied.
  • But he stressed that irradiation is actually a process which should make some products safer.
  • Neutron or ion irradiation hardens the material but not enough to prevent use in nuclear reactors.
2 Optics The apparent extension of the edges of an illuminated object seen against a dark background.

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Syllabification: ir·ra·di·a·tion

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