Definition of Millirem

1. Noun. One thousandth of a rem ¹



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Definition of Millirem

1. a quantity of ionizing radiation [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Millirem

milliosmole
milliosmols
milliparsec
millipascal
millipascals
milliped
millipedal
millipede
millipedes
millipedic
millipeds
millipore
millipores
milliradian
milliradians
millirem (current term)
millirems
milliroentgen
milliroentgens
millisecond
milliseconds
millisiemens
millisievert
millisieverts
millisite
milliskin
milliskins
millistere
millisteres
milliunit

Literary usage of Millirem

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1. Nuclear Waste Storage and Disposal Policy: Hearing Before the Committee on edited by Frank Murkowski (1999)
"The constraint of 25 millirem/year is consistent with existing limits for monitored ... The 25 millirem annual value is also within the international ..."

2. Nuclear Waste: Agreement Among Agencies Responsible for the West Valley Site by Gary L. Jones (2001)
"Also, according to NRC officials, the standards will likely include higher limits for on-site locations where the level of 25 millirem a year for ..."

3. Regulatory Reviews of Assessments of Deep Geologic Repositories: Lessons by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2000)
"... Bq/L) gross alpha activity including Ra-226 but excluding radon and uranium. The limit for beta particle and photon radioactivity is 4 millirem/yr (0.04 ..."

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