Irradiation vs Radiation what difference

what is difference between Irradiation and Radiation

English

Etymology

From Middle French irradiacion, from Latin irradiatio
Morphologically irradiate +‎ -ion

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

irradiation (countable and uncountable, plural irradiations)

  1. An act of irradiating, or state of being irradiated.
  2. (obsolete) illumination; irradiance; brilliance.
  3. (obsolete, figuratively) mental light or illumination.
  4. (obsolete) The apparent enlargement of a bright object seen upon a dark ground, due to the fact that the portions of the retina around the image are stimulated by the intense light; as when a dark spot on a white ground appears smaller, or a white spot on a dark ground larger, than it really is, especially when a little out of focus.
  5. (uncountable) a process of sterilisation whereby radiation is passed through a bag containing food, utensils, etc., to sterilise the contents.

Derived terms

  • photoirradiation

Translations


French

Pronunciation

Noun

irradiation f (plural irradiations)

  1. irradiation

Further reading

  • “irradiation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Interlingua

Noun

irradiation (plural irradiationes)

  1. irradiation


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin radiatio, radiationis.
Morphologically radiate +‎ -ion

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɹeɪ.di.ˈeɪ.ʃən/
  • (some US dialects) IPA(key): /ɹaɪ.di.ˈaɪ.ʃən/

Noun

radiation (countable and uncountable, plural radiations)

  1. The shooting forth of anything from a point or surface, like diverging rays of light.
    heat radiation
    • 2016, Donald R. Prothero, The Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals (page 136)
      The second [canid group] is the radiation of dogs in South America that began when the first canids arrived about 3 Ma, after crossing the Panama land bridge (Fig. 5.4).
  2. The process of radiating waves or particles.
  3. The transfer of energy via radiation (as opposed to convection or conduction).
  4. Radioactive energy.

Related terms

  • radiate

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • nucleomitophobia

Anagrams

  • antiradio

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin radiatio, radiationem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁa.dja.sjɔ̃/

Noun

radiation f (plural radiations)

  1. radiation (all meaning)

Related terms

  • radier

Further reading

  • “radiation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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