Definition of radiation resistance in English:

radiation resistance


  • 1Physics the part of the electrical resistance of an aerial that is due to its radiating properties, being the ratio of the radiated power to the mean square current in the aerial; an analogous property of a sound radiator.

  • 2Resistance to the effects of ionizing radiation.


Early 20th century; earliest use found in James Erskine-Murray (b. 1868).