x-irradiation
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1927 x-radiation 1

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  • x-irradiate — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb Usage: usually capitalized X : to irradiate with X rays • x irradiation ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun, usually capitalized X …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Irradiation de la nourriture — Irradiation des aliments L irradiation des aliments consiste à exposer des aliments à des rayonnements ionisants afin de réduire le nombre de micro organismes qu ils contiennent. Ce procédé est aussi appelé pasteurisation à froid, parce qu il ne… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Irradiation — is the process by which an item is exposed to radiation. The exposure can be intentional, sometimes to serve a specific purpose, or it can be accidental. In common usage the term refers specifically to ionizing radiation, and to a level of… …   Wikipedia

  • irradiation — ir*ra di*a tion ([i^]r*r[=a] d[i^]*[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F. irradiation.] [1913 Webster] 1. Act of irradiating, or state of being irradiated; as, irradiation of foods with X rays can preserve their freshness by killing the bacteria that cause… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • irradiation — (n.) 1580s, from Fr. irradiation, from L. *irradiationem, noun of action from pp. stem of irradiare (see IRRADIATE (Cf. irradiate)). Originally of light (literally and figuratively); of X rays, etc., from 1901 …   Etymology dictionary

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