film badge

film badge
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [film baj]
    • /fɪlm bædʒ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [film baj]
    • /fɪlm bædʒ/

Definitions of film badge words

  • noun film badge a badgelike device that, when processed, indicates whether a dose of radiation has been received: worn by workers subject to radiation exposure. 1
  • noun film badge a strip of photographic film in a holder that is used to measure the amount of radiation to which the wearer has been exposed 0
  • noun film badge a badgelike safety device worn by people who work with ionizing radiation: it contains a strip of photographic film that indicates the amount of radiation received 0

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Origin of film badge

First appearance:

before 1940
One of the 7% newest English words
First recorded in 1940-45

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Parts of speech for Film badge


film badge popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

film badge usage trend in Literature

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