Entry from British & World English dictionary
The directional variation in intensity of the radiation from an aerial or other source.
- Antennas are usually tested for their angular response using collimated radiation to determine their far-field radiation pattern.
- Board-mount versions are available if the enclosure is radio-transparent and the radiation pattern is appropriate for the application.
- Palpation of trigger points often reproduces the pain radiation pattern experienced by the patient and can elicit a twitch in the muscle.
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