nonparticulate radiation

nonparticulate radiation
noun
radiation consisting of waves of energy associated with electric and magnetic fields resulting from the acceleration of an electric charge
Hypernyms: ↑radiation
Hyponyms:
Part Meronyms: ↑photon

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