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Meaning of IONIZING RADIATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  high-energy radiation capable of producing ionization in substances through which it passes
 
 See Also: alpha radiation, alpha ray, beta radiation, beta ray, cosmic ray, electron radiation, neutron radiation, radiation, roentgen ray, X ray, X-radiation

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Radiation (such as x-rays) that can make organic molecules into ions, and therefore make them more reactive, by knocking off some of their electrons.
 

 

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