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Definition of the noun ALARA

What does ALARA mean as a name of something?

Alara is a genus of Derbidae, described by Distant in 1911.

Alara is a genus of Derbidae.

Alara is a genus of Derbidae.

Other definitions of ALARA

What does ALARA also mean?


  1. As Low As Reasonably Achievable


Alara is a fictional character from the 2010 drama film Büşra.

Phrases with Alara

Phrases starting with the word Alara:

  1. Alara Dux
  2. Alara Fulva
  3. Alara Fusca
  4. Alara Fumata
  5. Alara Quatei
  6. Alara Hyalina
  7. Alara Improba
  8. Alara Obscura
  9. Alara Castanea
  10. Alara Isabella
  11. Alara Kershawi
  12. Alara Laetanda
  13. Alara Alboapicalis

Phrases ending with the word Alara:

  1. Genus Alara
  2. Cupitha Alara
  3. Hydroptila alara

Other phrases containing the word Alara:

  1. Species Alara Dux
  2. Species Alara Fulva
  3. Species Alara Fusca
  4. Species Alara Fumata

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alara

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Google previewNuclear Regulatory Commission Issuances (1986)

Opinions and Decisions of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with Selected Orders by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

ALARA is an abbreviation for the phrase "as low as is reasonably achievable.

ALARA is a regulatory goal, which in practical application may lead to more conservative actions, in terms of radiation safety, than those otherwise required by NRC...

Google previewRisk Analysis and Governance in EU Policy Making and Regulation (2016)

An Introductory Guide by Bernardo Delogu

ALARA is a risk management concept that has mainly been developed and applied to radiation protection.

Google previewThe Dosimetry of Ionizing Radiation (2015)

by Kenneth R. Kase, Bengt E. Bjärngard, Frank H. Attix

*The term ALARA is an acronym derived from the phrase “as low as reasonably achievable” and refers to the radiation protection practice of maintaining occupational exposures as near zero as can be practically attained, giving due ...

Google previewAfrica’s Ogun, Second, Expanded Edition (1997)

Old World and New by Sandra T. Barnes

Alara is the title of the king of Ara, a town now known as Aramoko in Ondo State ...

Google previewPeriAnesthesia Nursing Care (2011)

by Daphne Stannard, Dina A. Krenzischek

ALARA is an acronym for as low as reasonably achievable. It is used to describe efforts to reduce the amount of radiation exposure to a patient during an examination. The effects of radiation are considered to be deterministic or stochastic in ...

Google previewRadiation Protection in Medical Radiography - Elsevieron VitalSource (2014)

by Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer, Paula J. Visconti, E. Russell Ritenour, Kelli Haynes

ALARA is an acronym for as low as reason- ably achievable. This term is synonymous with the term optimization for radiation protection (ORP). The intention behind these concepts of radiologic practice is to keep radiation exposure and ...

Google previewRadiography of the Upper Extremities (2014)

24 ARRT category A continuing education credits are available by way of an online post test at (purchased separately) by CE4RT

ALARA. ALARA is an acronym for “as low as (is) reasonably achievable,” which means making every reasonable effort to maintain exposures to ionizing radiation as far below the dose limits as practical, consistent with the purpose.

Google previewRadiation Threats and Your Safety (2009)

A Guide to Preparation and Response for Professionals and Community by Armin Ansari

ALARA is a philosophical approach for controlling and managing radiation exposures for the public and the workforce. The key word "reasonable" implies that practical, social, and economic factors need to be taken into account in the practice ...

Google previewRisk Evaluation and Management (2012)

by V.T. Covello, Joshua Menkes, J.L. Mumpower

” What ALARA means in practice is that operators are to reduce exposure to ionizing ...

Google previewMosby’s Radiation Therapy Study Guide and Exam Review (2010)

by Leia Levy

ALARA is an acronym for “as low as reasonably achievable”; refers to what must be done to keep exposure to potentially harmful radiation at a minimum. • Remember three key terms for keeping exposures low: time, distance, and shielding.

Google previewMeasurement and Detection of Radiation, Third Edition (2013)

by Nicholas Tsoulfanidis

Satisfying ALARA means not just keeping exposure below the maximum allowed limits; it means taking all possible “reasonably achievable” measures to minimize the dose received in any task that has to be performed. The best assurance ...

Google previewInterventional Cardiology (2013)

1001 Questions: An Interventional Cardiology Board Review by Debabrata Mukherjee, Leslie Cho, David J. Moliterno

ALARA is an acronym for as low as reasonably achievable. It is the guiding principle for everyone who uses x-rays. 3.19 Answer C. Pregnancy is not a contraindication to necessary cardiac catheterization procedures. External shielding is ...

Google previewRocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (1998)

Environmental Impact Statement

ALARA is a process that has as its objective the attainment of dose levels as far below applicable limits as possible. Radiological monitoring would ensure that no worker would ever intentionally receive more than the maximum allowable ...

Google previewRadiology 101 (2009)

The Basics and Fundamentals of Imaging by William E. Erkonen, Wilbur L. Smith

ALARA. ALARA is the acronym for “as low as reasonably achievable” and refers to radiation dose reduction for employees. It is an obligatory regulatory policy to protect employees wherein a radiation employee exposure should be less than 5 ...

Google preview900 Questions (2006)

An Interventional Cardiology Board Review by Debabrata Mukherjee, Leslie Cho, David J. Moliterno

ALARA is an acronym for as low as reasonably achievable. It is the guiding principle for everyone who uses x-rays. Answer C. This is a film badge type of dosimeter ...

Google previewPrinciples of Dental Imaging (2002)

by Olaf E. Langland, Robert P. Langlais, John W. Preece

Simply stated, ALARA means that every reasonable measure will be taken to assure that occupationally and nonoccupationally exposed persons will receive the smallest amount of radiation possible. The implications of this concept will be ...

Google previewNuclear Medicine Board Review (2011)

Questions and Answers for Self-Assessment by C. Richard Goldfarb, Steven R. Parmett, Lionel S. Zuckier

The acronym ALARA refers to ______. 82. The occupational dose limit for a radiation worker in the United States is ______. 83. The occupational dose limit for a pregnant radiation worker is ______. 84. The dose limit for non–radiation ...

Google previewDictionary of African Biography (2012)

by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Professor Emmanuel Akyeampong, Mr. Steven J. Niven

jeremy rich Alara (fl. ninth century BCE), earliest ruler of the Kushite kingdom ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Health (2003)

by David Worthington

ALARA. An acronym for 'as low as reasonably achievable'. The ALARA principle, as it is known, ensures that risksfromorexposures to a given substance or energy (such as radiation) shall be kept to a minimum. This shall be consistent with ...

Google previewNuclear Medicine Imaging: An Encyclopedic Dictionary (2012)

by Joseph A. Thie

ALARA. As low as is reasonably achievable...

Activity concentration ALARA Algorithm.

Google previewDictionary & Thesaurus of Environment, Health & Safety (1992)

by Us Dept Energy

DA October 12, 1990 SF ALARA BT1 Radiation Standards BT2 Standards BT3 Codes, Standards, and Regulations RT As Low As Practicable RT Dose ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Egypt (2009)

by Margaret Bunson

Alara (fl. c. 780 B.C.E.) Powerful ruler ofNapata, in Nubia The kingdom of NAPATA, located in NUBIA, modern Sudan, maintained Egyptian traditions in religious, social, and governmental affairs. Alara was the brother of KASHTA, who founded ...

Google previewDictionary of Energy (2014)

by Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris

ALARA Nuclear. as low as reasonably achievable; a requirement in U.S. federal law that facilities possessing radioactive material licenses must keep all doses, releases, contamination, and other risks to the lowest level that is reasonably ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

The ALARA level is regarded as the concentration of a substance that cannot be eliminated from a food without having to discard that food or severely compromising the availability of major food supplies. Microbiological Risk Assessment The ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2014)

by Carl Schaschke

ALARA An abbreviation for as low as reasonably achievable, it is a management tool used in the controlling of risks. For example, it is used to manage the exposure to chemicals and ionizing radiation doses in humans working in the nuclear ...

Google previewDARE's Dictionary of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (2003)

by A.M.O. Mohamed, D. Chenaf, S. El-Shahed

ALARA: An acronym for "as low as rcasonably achievable", ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

Regulatory Commission termed ALARA, which is an acronym for 'as low as reasonably achievable.' ALARA is a safety policy established for radiation usage and is imprinted in radiology practice in order to keep the balance between effective ...

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