Meaning of DOSE EQUIVALENT in English
- DOSE EQUIVALENT
a unit that quantifies the biological effectiveness of an absorbed dose of ionizing radiation, obtained by multiplying the absorbed dose by dimensionless factors that account for the kind of radiation, its energy, and the nature of the absorber: measured in Sievert or rem.
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012