air wall

air wall

[′er ‚wȯl]
(nucleonics)
A wall of an ionization chamber designed so that its effect on ionizing radiation approximates that of air.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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