A subordinate part extending from a main body; a branch.
The transmission of light through a translucent material.
(Physics) The act or process of propagating, especially the process by which a disturbance, such as the motion of electromagnetic or sound waves, is transmitted through a medium such as air or water.
A divergence of opinion.
The displacement of positive and negative electric charge to opposite ends of a nuclear, atomic, molecular, or chemical system, especially by subjection to an electric field. Atoms and molecules have some inherent polarization.
(Physics) The process by which the direction of motion of radiation or particles is changed randomly when passing through a medium, caused by collisions of the constituents of the radiation with particles in the medium
Dissemination, as of news; diffusion.
A signal, message, or audio or video program that is broadcast over a communication network:
The act of sending or throwing out; the act of sending forth or putting into circulation; issue.
Energy in the form of waves, especially electromagnetic waves. Radio waves, x-rays, and visible light are all forms of radiant energy.
A scattering or being scattered; dispersion
Diffraction is defined as a process by which light waves break up into dark and light bands or into the colors of the spectrum.
A colloidal system with its dispersed particles and the medium in which these are suspended
The distribution of newspapers, magazines, etc. among readers
(Mathematics) The property or manner of failing to approach a limit, such as a point, line, or value.
The radiation, including alpha particles, nucleons, electrons, and gamma rays, emitted by a radioactive substance.
Frequency of occurrence or extent of existence
The descent to earth of radioactive particles, as after a nuclear explosion
Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours
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