Definition of irradiation in English:


Line breaks: ir¦radi|ation
Pronunciation: /ɪˌreɪdɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n


[mass noun]
  • 1The process or fact of irradiating or being irradiated: ultraviolet irradiation
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    • 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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