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There are 7 meanings of the word Radiation.

Radiation - as a noun

Energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles

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energy10free energy
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The act of spreading outward from a central source

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Syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours

Example: "He was suffering from radiation"

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radiation sicknessradiation syndrome

The spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay

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The spread of a group of organisms into new habitats

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spread9spreading13action8activity16natural actionnatural process
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A radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain

(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance

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actinotherapy23irradiation12radiation therapyradiotherapy21
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Example Sentences

"Exposure to high levels of radiation can be extremely harmful to the human body."
"Doctors use radiation therapy to treat some types of cancer."
"Nuclear power plants generate electricity through the process of nuclear radiation."
"The use of lead aprons is common in radiology departments to protect against radiation exposure."
"X-rays and CT scans use ionizing radiation to create images of the body."
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Is RADIATION a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, radiation is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
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RADIATION has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

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RADIATION has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

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RADIATION has a WORDFEUD points total of 10.

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