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Radiation Definition(s)

The word radiation is a noun.  Radiation means (1) (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to radiation from a radioactive substance, (2) the act of spreading outward from a central source, (3) a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain, (4) the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats, (5) energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles, (6) the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay.
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