radiation etymology

English word radiation comes from Latin radio, and later Latin radiatio (Glittering, shining, radiation.)

Detailed word origin of radiation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
radio Latin (lat) (active) I cause to radiate, irradiate.. (passive) I radiate, emit beams.
radiatio Latin (lat) Glittering, shining, radiation.
radiation English (eng) Radioactive energy.. The process of radiating waves or particles.. The shooting forth of anything from a point or surface, like diverging rays of light.. The transfer of energy via radiation (as opposed to convection or conduction).

Words with the same origin as radiation

Descendants of radio
provocation quality radiant radiator region