air dose


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air dose

[′er ‚dōs]
(nucleonics)
The total absorbed dose at a point in free air, resulting from both the radiation of a primary beam of x-rays or gamma rays and the radiation scattered by the surrounding air.
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* Note that the flight altitudes were about 300 m above ground, and the estimated air dose rate is the averaged value of air dose rates in a 9600 m diameter circle.
obtectus as 150 ul/l air doses during 24 h, 70% of the adults were killed.
The deck also insulates the telescope from unsteady air dose to the ground, so raising the telescope and observer improves the image remarkably.