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radiation

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Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. They may be summed up by the phrases: (1) It's completely impossible. (2) It's possible, but it's not worth doing. (3) I said it was a good idea all along.
Arthur C. Clarke
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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] radiatio.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˌreɪdiˈeɪʃən/, SAMPA: /%reIdi"eIS@n/
  • (WEAE) IPA: /ɹaɪ.diˈaɪ.ʃən/
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Noun

Singular
radiation

Plural
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  1. The shooting forth of anything from a point or surface, like the diverging rays of light; as, the radiation of heat.
  2. The process of radiating waves or particles.
  3. The transfer of energy via radiation (as opposed to convection or conduction)
  4. Radioactive energy

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