[rey-dee-oh-sen-si-tahy-zer] /ˌreɪ di oʊˈsɛn sɪˌtaɪ zər/
a substance, as a drug, that enhances the sensitivity of tissues or cells to radiation therapy.
- Radio silence
noun a condition requiring all radio stations in an area to stop transmitting during a period of time; the period of time during which this condition exists Examples The military group was told not to break radio silence. Word Origin 1946
graphics A method for rendering a view of a three-dimensional scene that provides realistic lighting effects, such as interobject reflections and color bleeding. Radiosity methods are computationally intense, due to the use of linear systems of equations and the spatial complexity of large scenes. Usenet newsgroup: news:comp.graphics. [Is radiosity more accurate than ray tracing? Does […]
[rey-dee-oh-sond] /ˈreɪ di oʊˌsɒnd/ noun, Meteorology. 1. an instrument that is carried aloft by a balloon to send back information on atmospheric temperature, pressure, and humidity by means of a small radio transmitter. /ˈreɪdɪəʊˌsɒnd/ noun 1. an airborne instrument used to send meteorological information back to earth by radio Also called radiometeorograph radiosonde (rā’dē-ō-sŏnd’) An […]
[rey-dee-oh-soh-dee-uh m] /ˌreɪ di oʊˈsoʊ di əm/ noun, Chemistry. 1. the radioactive isotope of having an atomic mass of 24 and a half-life of 14.9 hours: used as a tracer in biochemistry.