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rad1 • abbr. radian(s). rad2 / rad/ • n. inf. a political radical. rad3 • n. Physics a unit of absorbed dose of ionizing radiation, corresponding to the absorption of 0.01 joule per kilogram of absorbing material. rad4 • adj. inf. excellent; impressive: his style is so rad a really rad game.

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rad (rad) n. a former unit of absorbed dose of ionizing radiation. It has been replaced by the gray.

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rad See radiation units.

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rad Maths., symbol for radian

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