Definition of irradiator in US English:



  • See irradiate

    • ‘A national network of large-scale contract irradiation facilities has meant that healthcare companies no longer need to build in-house irradiators.’
    • ‘Papaya is the major crop treated for fruit-fly infestation using the irradiator.’
    • ‘Now that they have their foot in the door of the nation's entire food supply, the corporate food irradiators are off and running.’
    • ‘Irradiations were carried out on ice in cobalt - 60 irradiators.’
    • ‘Recently, MDS Nordion built what Brinston calls a fully automated irradiator for a medical customer.’