rem


rem

noun Nucleonics.

  1. the quantity of ionizing radiation whose biological effect is equal to that produced by one roentgen of x-rays.

noun

  1. rapid eye movement.

adjective

  1. relevant; pertinent: an ad rem remark.

adverb

  1. without digressing; in a straightforward manner: to reply ad rem.

adverb, adjective Law.

  1. (of a legal proceeding or judgment) directed against a thing, rather than against a person, as a legal proceeding for the recovery of property.

abbreviation for

  1. rapid eye movement

n acronym for

  1. roentgen equivalent man

adjective, adverb

  1. to the point; without digressionto reply ad rem; an ad rem discussion Compare ad hominem

adjective

  1. law (of a judicial act) directed against property rather than against a specific personCompare in personam
n.

“unit for measuring radiation,” 1947, acronym of roentgen equivalent man.

n.

  1. The amount of ionizing radiation required to produce the same biological effect as one rad of high-penetration x-rays.

abbr.

  1. rapid eye movement

  1. The amount of ionizing radiation required to produce the same biological effect as one rad of high-penetration x-rays. The rem has been replaced in most scientific contexts by the sievert.

An acronym for roentgen equivalent man. A unit of absorbed doses of radiation.

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