Radiation

Business / Construction / Radiation: Energy transmitted from a heat source to the air around it. Radiators actually depend more on convection than radiation.
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Radiation Adjective Synonyms: emission, emanation, diffusion, dispersal, shedding
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Radiation Hybrid

Science / Genetics / Radiation Hybrid: A hybrid cell containing small fragments of irradiated human chromosomes. Maps of irradiation sites on chromosomes for the human, rat, mouse, and other genomes provide important markers, allowing the MORE

Radiational Cooling

Science / Weather / Radiational Cooling: The cooling of the earth's surface and the adjacent air. Although it occurs primarily at night, it happens when the earth's surface suffers a net loss of heat due to outgoing radiation. MORE

Adaptive Radiation

Science / Biology / Adaptive Radiation: The development of a variety of species from a single ancestral form; occurs when a new habitat becomes available to a population. Evolutionary pattern of divergence of a great many taxa from a common MORE

Terrestrial Radiation

Science / Weather / Terrestrial Radiation: Long wave radiation that is emitted by the earth back into the atmosphere. Most of it is absorbed by the water vapor in the atmosphere, while less than ten percent is radiated directly into space. MORE

Radiation Fog

Science / Weather / Radiation Fog: Fog that is created when radiational cooling at the earth's surface lowers the temperature of the air near the ground to or below its dew point. Formation is best when there is a shallow surface layer MORE

Radiational Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Radiational Tide: Periodic variations in sea level primarily related to meteorological changes such as the semi daily (solar) cycle in barometric pressure, daily (solar) land and sea breezes, and seasonal (annual) chan MORE