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rad1 (sometimes Rad) noun, politics short for radical. adj, originally & especially N Amer slang a shortened form of radical adj 9.

rad2 noun (rad or rads) physics the unit formerly used to measure the amount of ionizing radiation absorbed, equal to 0.01 joule per kilogram of absorbing material, equivalent to 0.01 gray.
ETYMOLOGY: 1950s: from radiation absorbed dose.

rad3 abbreviation radian.

rad. abbreviation radix.