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radiation pressure

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Force per unit area exerted by waves or particles of radiation, especially photons.

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  • noun physics The pressure exerted by electromagnetic radiation on an object on which it impinges, as a consequence of its momentum.

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  • noun the minute pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a wave

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