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Alara Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
NRC Nuclear Energy Glossary
Acronym for "as low as (is) reasonably achievable." Means making every reasonable effort to maintain exposures to ionizing radiation as far below the dose limits as practical, consistent with the purpose for which the licensed activity is undertaken, taking into account the state of technology, the economics of improvements in relation to state of technology, the economics of improvements in relation to benefits to the public health and safety, and other societal and socioeconomic considerations, and in relation to utilization of nuclear energy and licensed materials in the public interest (see 10 CFR 20.1003).
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As Low As Reasonably Achievable
Alara Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Alara may refer to:
  • ALARA, an acronym for "As Low As Reasonably Achievable"
  • Alara (bug), an insect genus in the family Derbidae
  • Alara Castle, a medieval castle in Alanya, southern Turkey
  • Alara (fairy), a lake creature from Turkic mythology
  • Alara of Nubia, the unifier of Kush
  • Alara Kalama, a hermit saint and a teacher of yogic meditation
  • Alara block, a block of card expansions for the trading card game Magic: The Gathering
    • Shards of Alara, first expansion set of that block
    • Alara Reborn, last expansion set of that block
  • Alara Wholefoods, an English whole foods company, based in London.
  • Alara app,Alara - UV Index by Lee Morgan. Application for determining UV (ultraviolet) radiation exposure for the day

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ALARA stands for "as low as reasonably achievable", and is a term often used in the milieu of safety-critical and safety-involved systems. The ALARA principle is that the residual risk shall be as low as reasonably achievable. It has particular connotations as a route to reduce risks SFAIRP (so far as is reasonably achievable) in UK Health and Safety law.

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Alara Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
As Low As Reasonably Achievable
Alara Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
As Low As Reasonably Achievable