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irradiate

verb
     
Related topics: Food, Power
ir‧ra‧di‧ate [transitive usually passive]
1 technicalTPDF if someone or something is irradiated, X-rays or radioactive beams are passed through them
2 technical if food is irradiated, it is treated with radiation in order to kill bacteria and make it last longer
3 literary to make something look bright as if a light is shining onto it
irradiation noun [uncountable]

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