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  • 1High radiation area — A High radiation area is in area where in one hour 30 centimeters from the source or from any surface through which the ionizing radiation penetrates, the dose rates exceeds 100 millirems (1 millisievert).ee also *Electromagnetic radiation… …

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  • 2High pressure area — A high pressure area (also called a high or high pressure) is a region where the atmospheric pressure is greater than surrounding areas. In the northern hemisphere high pressure areas move clockwise, whereas they move counter clockwise in the… …

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  • 3Radiation hardening — is a method of designing and testing electronic components and systems to make them resistant to damage or malfunctions caused by ionizing radiation (particle radiation and high energy electromagnetic radiation),[1] such as would be encountered… …

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  • 4Radiation hormesis — (also called Radiation homeostasis) is the hypothesis that chronic low doses of ionizing radiation are beneficial, stimulating repair mechanisms that protect against disease.Cite journal doi = 10.1038/421691a issn = 0028 0836 volume = 421 issue …

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  • 5radiation measurement — ▪ technology Introduction       technique for detecting the intensity and characteristics of ionizing radiation, such as alpha, beta, and gamma rays or neutrons, for the purpose of measurement.       The term ionizing radiation refers to those… …

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  • 6Radiation therapy — Radiation (medicine) redirects here. It is not to be confused with Radiation (pain) or Radiology. Radiation therapy Intervention ICD 10 PCS D ICD 9 CM …

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  • 7Radiation burn — Classification and external resources ICD 9 990 …

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  • 8Radiation poisoning — Radiation poisoning, also called radiation sickness or a creeping dose , is a form of damage to organ tissue due to excessive exposure to ionizing radiation. The term is generally used to refer to acute problems caused by a large dosage of… …

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  • 9Radiation chemistry — is a subdivision of nuclear chemistry which is the study of the chemical effects of radiation on matter; this is very different from radiochemistry as no radioactivity needs to be present in the material which is being chemically changed by the… …

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  • 10radiation — radiational, adj. /ray dee ay sheuhn/, n. 1. Physics. a. the process in which energy is emitted as particles or waves. b. the complete process in which energy is emitted by one body, transmitted through an intervening medium or space, and… …

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  • 11High-intensity focused ultrasound — Contents 1 Theory 2 Aiming 3 How HIFU works 4 Method of use …

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  • 12Area 51 — This article is about the U.S. Air Force installation in Nevada. For other uses, see Area 51 (disambiguation). Area 51 …

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  • 13High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program — HAARP is often confused with Project HARP, the High Altitude Research Project (a joint project of The Pentagon and the Canadian Department of National Defence).The High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) is an investigation project …

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  • 14High Energy Astronomy Observatory 3 — The last of NASA s three High Energy Astronomy Observatories, HEAO 3 was launched 20 September 1979 on an Atlas Centaur launch vehicle, into a nearly circular, 43.6 degree inclination low Earth orbit with an initial perigee of 486.4 km.The normal …

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  • 15Radiation therapist — The radiation therapist (or Therapeutic Radiographer (esp. UK) is a health care professional who manages the details of the radiation process. Radiation therapists use advanced computer systems to operate sophisticated radiation therapy equipment …

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  • 16radiation — 1. The act or condition of diverging in all directions from a center. 2. The sending forth of light, short radio waves, ultraviolet or x rays, or any other rays for treatment or diagnosis or for other purpose. Cf.:irradiation (2). 3. SYN:… …

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  • 17high-pressure phenomena — ▪ physics Introduction       changes in physical, chemical, and structural characteristics that matter undergoes when subjected to high pressure. pressure thus serves as a versatile tool in materials research, and it is especially important in… …

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  • 18high — 1 /haI/ adjective MEASUREMENT/DISTANCE 1 FROM BOTTOM TO TOP something that is high measures a long distance from its bottom to its top: the highest mountain in Japan | a castle surrounded by high walls | 100 feet/30 metres etc high: a building 20 …

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  • 19Background radiation — This article is about ionizing radiation. For microwave background radiation from space, see Cosmic background radiation and cosmic background. Thermal radiation emitted by Earth is not considered in this category because it is not ionizing.… …

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  • 20Orders of magnitude (radiation) — Recognized effects of higher acute radiation doses are described in more detail in the article on radiation poisoning. Although the International System of Units (SI) defines the sievert (Sv) as the unit of radiation dose equivalent, chronic… …

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