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1Electromagnetic radiation emitted by an atom as a result of its orbital electrons passing from a higher to a lower energy level.
2Radiation emitted by the nucleus of an atom; = nuclear radiation.See also nuclear radiation
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Times.
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