Translation of radiation in Spanish:

radiation

radiación, n.

Pronunciation /reɪdɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n//ˌreɪdiˈeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    Physics
    radiación feminine
    (levels/leakage) (before noun) de radiación
    • The total spectrum of solar radiation comprises ultraviolet radiations, visible light, and infra-red radiations, in order of increasing electromagnetic wavelengths.
    • This foil doesn't do very well in the air, but it protected it from meteorites and from the ultraviolet radiations from the sun.
    • A radioactive source will emit these radiations at various frequencies, depending on its activity and its decay mode.
    • Radioactivity is the process of emission of radiation as a radioactive material changes form, often to a different element.
    • It is these materials that emit gamma rays, high energy radiation that can pass right through your skin.
  • 2

    (process of radiating)
    irradiación feminine
    • Because it uses sound waves instead of radiation, ultrasound is safer than X-rays.
    • We now know that invisible forces do control some things: gravity, radiation, electricity.
    • The board does say that there is still a need for further research into other concerns over the safety of microwave radiation.
    • When taken up by obstacles, beta particles produce a more penetrative secondary radiation known as bremsstrahlung.
    • Huygens stated that an expanding sphere of light behaves as if each point on the wave front were a new source of radiation of the same frequency and phase.