Kilorad - definition of kilorad by The Free Dictionary
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1. (Units) one thousand rads
2. (Nuclear Physics) one thousand rads
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Also gamma ray dosages of the order of magnitude of 10 kilorads
inhibit the formation of chlorophyll in illuminated potato tubers (Schwimmer et al.
A typical satellite in the altitude regime about 1300 km will experience a radiation environment of 10 kilorads
(Si) per year with 100 mils of aluminum shielding.
The detailed studies with irradiated packaged fillets showed that only low levels of irradiation, 100 kilorads
or less, and storage temperatures of 38 [degrees] F or lower could be employed if the product's safety depended on consumer recognition of eventual spoilage of the marketed product.