The transmission of light through a translucent material.
The act of sending or throwing out; the act of sending forth or putting into circulation; issue.
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.
Dissemination, as of news; diffusion.
A subordinate part extending from a main body; a branch.
A divergence of opinion.
(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 signal, message, or audio or video program that is broadcast over a communication network:
The distribution of newspapers, magazines, etc. among readers
A scattering or being scattered; dispersion
The radiation, including alpha particles, nucleons, electrons, and gamma rays, emitted by a radioactive substance.
Energy in the form of waves, especially electromagnetic waves. Radio waves, x-rays, and visible light are all forms of radiant energy.
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:
(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
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
(Mathematics) The property or manner of failing to approach a limit, such as a point, line, or value.
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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