Meaning of RAD in English


I. ˈrad noun

Etymology: r adiation a bsorbed d ose

Date: circa 1953

: a unit of absorbed dose of ionizing radiation equal to an energy of 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material

II. adjective

Date: 1982

slang : cool 7, radical

III. abbreviation

1. radian

2. radius

3. radix

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