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Princeton's WordNet

  1. radnoun

    a unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material

  2. radian, radnoun

    the unit of plane angle adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to the angle at the center of a circle subtended by an arc equal in length to the radius (approximately 57.295 degrees)


  1. Radnoun

    A unit of measurement of the amount of ionizing radiation absorbed by an object, equal to an energy of 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material (equal to 0.01 gray).

    Etymology: [radiation absorbed dose.]


  1. radnoun

    A non-SI unit of absorbed dose of radiation, equal to 0.01 gray.

    Etymology: See ridan.

  2. radadjective

    excellent, short for radical

    Etymology: See ridan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rad

    imp. & p. p. of Read, Rede

    Etymology: [radiation absorbed dose.]


  1. Rad

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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rad

    rad (Spens.), pa.t. of read and ride.

  2. Rad

    rad, adj. (Scot.) afraid.

  3. Rad

    rad, n. short for radical.

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Anagrams for RAD »

  1. ard, ARD

  2. ADR

  3. DAR

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of RAD in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of RAD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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    quickly aroused to anger
    • A. tantamount
    • B. irascible
    • C. askant
    • D. flabby

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