Definition of Irradiation:

  1. Use of gamma rays, ultraviolet rays, x-rays and other radiation (with wavelengths shorter than that of visible light) for sterilization of food and other items. Irradiation is employed also in inducing polymerization of monomers, or in vulcanization of rubber.

Synonyms of Irradiation

X-ray dosimetry, X-ray therapy, Anhydration, Arc lighting, Black and white, Blast-freezing, Bottling, Brining, Canning, Chiaroscuro, Cobalt therapy, Contrast, Corning, Curietherapy, Curing, Decorative lighting, Dehydration, Desiccation, Direct lighting, Dry-curing, Drying, Electric lighting, Emanation, Embalming, Enlightenment, Evaporation, Festoon lighting, Floodlighting, Fluorescent lighting, Freeze-drying, Freezing, Fuming, Gaslighting, Glow lighting, Highlight, Highlights, Illumination, Incandescent lighting, Indirect lighting, Interstitial irradiation therapy, Irradiance, Irradiancy, Irradiation therapy, Isotope therapy, Jerking, Light, Light and shade, Light source, Lighting, Luminous energy, Marination, Mummification, Overhead lighting, Photosensitivity, Pickling, Potting, Quick-freezing, Radiance, Radiancy, Radiant energy, Radiation, Radiation therapy, Radiotherapeutics, Radiotherapy, Radium therapy, Radiumization, Ray therapy, Refrigeration, Roentgen ray therapy, Roentgenization, Roentgenometry, Roentgenotherapy, Roentgentherapy, Salting, Seasoning, Sidelight, Smoking, Spot lighting, Stage lighting, Strip lighting, Stuffing, Taxidermy, Tinning, Tonality, Visible radiation

Meaning of Irradiation & Irradiation Definition