background radiation

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background radiation

Nuclear (or ionizing) radiations arising from within the body and from the surroundings to which individuals are always exposed.
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Noun1.background radiation - radiation coming from sources other than those being observed
background signal, background - extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured; "they got a bad connection and could hardly hear one another over the background signals"
Translations
taustasäteily
bakgrunnsstråling
bakgrundsstrålning

background radiation

n (Phys) → natürliche Strahlung f

background radiation

nradiazione f di fondo
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The team from Sequestim has designed an alternative walk-through people screening system that captures the natural radiation produced by human bodies and turns it into an image.
The team from Sequestim has designed an alternative walkthrough screening system that converts the human body's natural radiation into an image.
Natural radiation produced by a passenger's body and collected by Sequestim's walk-through airport scanner reveals a hidden object
The second study was entitled The Relationship between Natural Radiation in Groundwater and Agriculture in the UAE, and was a continuation of a project to determine the concentration of natural radiation first launched in 2012.
they're active, they're rambunctious and they produce a lot of natural radiation," he explained.
In addition, whole-body CT delivers approximately four times the average yearly dose of natural radiation.
As it circles over the Columbia River, it takes a reading of the Earth's natural radiation and sets its instruments to that background level.
The specially-equipped aircraft carries three instruments measuring magnetism, conductivity and natural radiation of the rocks and soils.
Humans and animals may make natural radiation detectors in their blood.
Natural radiation exposure averages approximately 2.
More exposure from natural radiation sources than artificial

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