"sievert" meaning in English

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Noun

IPA: /ˈsiː.vət/ [UK], /ˈsiː.vɚt/ [US] Forms: sieverts [plural]
Etymology: From Swedish Sievert. Named after the Swedish radiologist Rolf Sievert. Etymology templates: {{der|en|sv|Sievert}} Swedish Sievert Head templates: {{en-noun}} sievert (plural sieverts)
  1. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of radiation dose; the dose received in one hour at a distance of 1 cm from a point source of 1 mg of radium in a 0.5 mm thick platinum enclosure. Symbol: Sv Wikipedia link: en:Rolf Maximilian Sievert, sievert Categories (topical): Radioactivity, SI units Synonyms: Sv Derived forms: Sv Translations (SI unit of radiation dose): sievert [masculine] (Czech), siverto (Esperanto), sievert (Finnish), sievert [masculine] (French), ზივერტი (ziverṭi) (Georgian), Sievert [neuter] (German), sievert (Hungarian), sívert [neuter] (Icelandic), sievert (Indonesian), зиверт (zivert) (Kazakh), sievert (Malay), siwert [masculine] (Polish), sievert [masculine] (Portuguese), siévert [masculine] (Spanish), sievert [common-gender] (Swedish), ซีเวิร์ต (sii-wə̂ət) (Thai)

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