Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: rad
IPA transcription: [ɹ'æd]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: radian, rad
    Meaning: 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)
  • Synonyms: rad
    Meaning: a unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material
Usage examples
  • "Is that you, Rad?" he called.
  • "It isn't Mr. Damon; is it, Rad?
  • "Where are you, Rad?" called the young inventor.
  • "Here, Rad, come over and scurry among those trees.
  • "You can go back to bed, Rad," for the colored man, of late, had been sleeping in a shack on the Swift premises.