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Perhaps the tape was fuzzy or it may have been fogged in transit by radiation.

"Here's the source of radiation, sir," a searchman reported.

There is also a significant amount of radiation characteristic of uranexite.

The radiation of a star is different for different wave-lengths (λ).

The apparent attributes of the stars are studied by the aid of their radiation.

Probably as much better than our radiation suits as the rest of their stuff is.

That's because there are no protecting layers of clouds to equalize the radiation.

Within ten years a new universe of force had been revealed in radiation.

We don't even need it this landing—there's no radiation on Lharillis.

"The radiation counter is out of order," Vorongil remarked, unruffled.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "act or process of radiating," from Middle French radiation and directly from Latin radiationem (nominative radiatio) "a shining, radiation," noun of action from past participle stem of radiare "to beam, shine, gleam; make beaming," from radius "beam of light; spoke of a wheel" (see radius). Meaning "rays or beams emitted" is from 1560s. Meaning "divergence from a center" is 1650s.

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