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- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
- An act of irradiating, or state of being irradiated.
- (obsolete) illumination; irradiance; brilliance.
- (obsolete, figuratively) mental light or illumination.
- (obsolete) The apparent enlargement of a bright object seen upon a dark ground, due to the fact that the portions of the retina around the image are stimulated by the intense light; as when a dark spot on a white ground appears smaller, or a white spot on a dark ground larger, than it really is, especially when a little out of focus.
- (uncountable) a process of sterilisation whereby radiation is passed through a bag containing food, utensils, etc., to sterilise the contents.
an act of irradiating, or state of being irradiated
obsolete: illumination; irradiance; brilliance
obsolete, figurative: mental light or illumination
obsolete: the apparent enlargement of a bright object seen upon a dark ground
a process of sterilisation
irradiation f (plural irradiations)
- “irradiation” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
irradiation (plural irradiationes)