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Meaning of "rad" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD RAD

Shortened from radiation.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF RAD

rad  [ræd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RAD

noun
adjective
verb
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Rad is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RAD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Rad may mean: ▪ Rad, a villainous character in AC Comics's "Femforce" ▪ RAD Data Communications, a manufacturer of communications access solutions ▪ Rad, a 1986 release about a young BMX rider ▪ Rad, several fictional characters in the Transformers toy line ▪ Rad , a rune of the Anglo-Saxon fuþorc and continuation of the Elder Fuþark raido ▪ Rad, a unit of absorbed radiation dose, largely used in the United States ▪ Rad, in Trebišov District, Slovakia ▪ Rad, a fictional manga character ▪ Rad, the oldest publication of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts ▪ Radian, a unit of angle ▪ Radical of an integer, the mathematical operator, is denoted Rad ▪ FK Rad, a Serbian football club ▪ "Rad", a nickname of Tank ace Sydney Valpy Radley-Walters...

Definition of rad in the English dictionary

The definition of rad in the dictionary is a former unit of absorbed ionizing radiation dose equivalent to an energy absorption per unit mass of 0.01 joule per kilogram of irradiated material. 1 rad is equivalent to 0.01 gray.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RAD

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rad.
RADA
radar
radar astronomy
radar beacon
radar operator
radar scanner
radar screen
radar sensor
radar trap
radarscope
Radcliffe
raddle
raddled
Radek
Radetzky
radge
radiable
radial

WORDS THAT END LIKE RAD

ad
ahead
bad
cad
dad
dead
download
glad
had
head
Hyderabad
instead
iPad
lead
load
mad
overhead
pad
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read

Synonyms and antonyms of rad in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «rad» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RAD

Find out the translation of rad to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of rad from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «rad» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

RAD
1,325 millions of speakers

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rad
570 millions of speakers

English

rad
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रेड
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

راد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

рад
278 millions of speakers

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rad
270 millions of speakers

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Rad
260 millions of speakers

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rad
220 millions of speakers

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Rad
190 millions of speakers

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rad
180 millions of speakers

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ラド
130 millions of speakers

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RAD
85 millions of speakers

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Rad
85 millions of speakers
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rad
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ரேடியன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Rad
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

radikal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rad
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rad
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

радий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rad
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

rad
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

rad
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Rad
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

rad
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of rad

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RAD»

The term «rad» is very widely used and occupies the 7.748 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about rad

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2 QUOTES WITH «RAD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word rad.
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Tommy Lee
One day I would love to do rock a gig on the moon - how rad would that be? Isn't Richard Branson flying planes to outer space? Motley Crue could be the first band to play on the moon.
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Lorde
I went to my prom. I wore this olive green, floor-length backless dress. It was rad.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RAD»

Discover the use of rad in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to rad and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Old Testament Theology: The Theology of Israel's Traditions
This republication of a classic work contains a new introduction by Walter Brueggemann that places Gerhard von Rad's work within the context of German theology, Old Testament theology, and the history of interpretation of the Old Testament.
Gerhard Von Rad, 2001
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Genesis: A Commentary
This book makes available to English-speaking students a work that in the original German has achieved the status of a theological classic. This revised edition contains the extensive changes prepared by the author before his death.
Gerhard von Rad, 1973
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Deuteronomy: A Commentary
This commentary on Deuteronomy meets and exceeds the high standards of the Old Testament Library series.
Gerhard von Rad, 1966
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The Skateboard: The Good, the Rad, and the Gnarly: An ...
The story of the simple skateboard is part thriller, part underground, underdog success tale.
Ben Marcus, 2011
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Project Portfolio Management Tools and Techniques
This book is for those executives and other project professional who strive to have a formalized system of authorizing the right projects and abandoning the wrong projects, who desire to spend resources in the most efficient manner, and who ...
Parviz F. Rad, Ginger Levin, 2006
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Rad Dad: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Fatherhood
Rad Dad is the perfect book for every father out there in the real world who is trying to parent in ways that are loving, meaningful, authentic and, ultimately, revolutionary.
Tomas Moniz, Jeremy Adam Smith, 2011
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Rad Tech's Guide to MRI: Basic Physics, Instrumentation, and ...
Beginning with a hardware overview and moving through tissue characteristics, image quality and flow imaging, Rad Tech's Guide to MRI: Basic Physics, Instrumenation, and Qaulity Control should be used as both an introduction and an ...
William H. Faulkner, Jr., Euclid Seeram, 2001
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Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Integration Services: An Expert ...
Over 100 expert recipes to design, create, and deploy SSIS packages with this book and ebook.
Reza Rad, Pedro Perfeito, 2012
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Metrics for Project Management: Formalized Approaches
Establish a metrics program . Select metrics and implement schedules Clear and easy to understand, this book is a valuable guide to using these powerful techniques for performance improvement.
Parviz F. Rad, Ginger Levin, 2006
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From Genesis To Chronicles: Explorations In Old Testament ...
This volume contains some of the most important and enduring work of Gerhard von Rad, the most influential Old Testament theologian of the twentieth century.
Gerhard Von Rad, Kenneth C. Hanson, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RAD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term rad is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rite Aid (RAD) Stock Still Gaining After Strong June Sales
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Rite Aid (RAD - Get Report) stock is advancing 0.04% to $8.40 in Monday's morning trading session after the company announced ... «TheStreet.com, Jul 15»
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Rite Aid Turnaround Stumbles, Sours Sentiment on RAD Stock
Rite Aid (RAD) really looked like it was turning things around about three months ago, but the latest quarterly results put RAD stock back firmly in the “hold” camp ... «Investorplace.com, Jun 15»
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Rite Aid (RAD) Stock Rising Following Reinstated Coverage
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Rite Aid (RAD - Get Report) are gaining by 2.66% to $8.87 in Thursday's pre-market trading session after analysts at Credit ... «TheStreet.com, Jun 15»
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Here's a Reason Rite Aid (RAD) Stock is Lower
(RAD - Get Report) are down by 0.35% to $8.64 in mid-morning trading on Thursday, after the retail drug store company reported an increase in its May 2015 ... «TheStreet.com, Jun 15»
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Rite Aid (RAD) Stock Falls Today After Issuing Weak Full-Year …
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Rite Aid (RAD - Get Report) fell 5.58% to $8.38 in afternoon trading Thursday, one day after the drugstore chain issued ... «TheStreet.com, Apr 15»
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Rite Aid (RAD) Stock Higher Today on Earnings Beat
(RAD - Get Report) are gaining by 1.27% to $8.80 in pre-market trading on Wednesday morning, after the drug store retail chain reported earnings results for the ... «TheStreet.com, Apr 15»
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Rite Aid (RAD) Stock Gains Today After Reporting March Same …
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Rite Aid (RAD - Get Report) were gaining 1.1% to $8.66 in pre-market trading Thursday after the drug store operator ... «TheStreet.com, Apr 15»
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Here's a Reason Rite Aid (RAD) Stock is Gaining Today
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Rite Aid Corp. (RAD - Get Report) are higher by 4.70% to $8.25 on heavy volume in late morning trading on Wednesday, ... «TheStreet.com, Mar 15»
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Here's a Reason Rite Aid (RAD) Stock Fell Today
(RAD - Get Report) closed lower by 4.60% to $7.68 on heavy volume on Thursday, after the retail and drug store chain company issued its same-store-sales ... «TheStreet.com, Mar 15»
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Here Is Why Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) Stock Is Falling
Rite Aid stock is down about 3.4% today after posting weak same store sales (SSS) growth for the month of January. According to the drug retailer's ... «Bidness ETC, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Rad [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/rad>. Jun 2019 ».
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