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