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Meaning and Description

The Radioactive emoji "", depicts a small black and yellow symbol. It features three yellow triangles arranged in a circular pattern, with the tips pointing inward, which serves as a visual warning of potential radiation danger.

The radioactive emoji goes by other names like the radiation sign, nuclear emoji, and Ionizing radiation symbol, all be used to convey the concept of radioactivity or radiation hazards. It is often associated with nuclear power, radioactive materials, or areas that require caution due to potential radiation exposure.

In real life, you'll find radioactive signage on nuclear power facilities, radioactive storage sites, medical radiology labs, and anywhere housing hazardous radioactive material. The emoji is a digital representation of this environmental caution symbol.

On social media, the radioactive emoji is often used in a tongue-in-cheek way to signal someone is “glowing” or looking hot and spicy! People also use it humorously to indicate they’re wild, chaotic or “off the rails.” It can also be used metaphorically to represent something harmful or toxic. So if you see it, don't take it too seriously!

Did you know that 🤓 this symbol was first created in 1946 by a team at the Berkeley Radiation Laboratory, University of California, aiming for a clear, effective radiation hazard warning. It's now globally used as the standard radiation caution sign, mandated by law and guided by standard bodies. Plus, you'll find it in areas beyond radiation, like pop culture, art, music, and fashion! Isn't this COOL?!

💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol is radioactive, it is related to sign, it can be found in emoji category: "🛑 Symbols" - "⚠️ warning".

The current is a basic Emoji without variant symbols, and there are two Emoji variation sequences corresponding to it: ☢️ (emoji style, displaying colorful symbols on most new platforms) and ☢︎ (text style, displaying black and white symbols on some old platforms).

🔸 (2622) There is no Emoji version of this Unicode character, which means that on most mobile phones or computer systems, the character can only be displayed in black and white character style, but in a few good compatibility platforms, it can still display color picture style. The Unicode organization does not yet recommend its use as a universal emoji symbol.

(2622) - unqualified Emoji, See also: ☢️ (2622 FE0F) - fully-qualified Emoji.

Wikipedia: Hazard symbol
Hazard symbols or warning symbols are recognisable symbols designed to warn about hazardous or dangerous materials, locations, or objects, including electric currents, poisons, and radioactivity. The use of hazard symbols is often regulated by law and directed by standards organizations. Hazard symbols may appear with different colors, backgrounds, borders, and supplemental information in order to specify the type of hazard and the level of threat (for example, toxicity classes). Warning symbols are used in many places in lieu of or addition to written warnings as they are quickly recognized (faster than reading a written warning) and more commonly understood (the same symbol can be recognized as having the same meaning to speakers of different languages). 🔗 Hazard symbol
🌐: رمز الخطر, Международни символи за химична опасност, ঝুঁকি চিহ্ন, Chemické symboly nebezpečí, Faresymbol, Gefahrensymbol, Símbolo de riesgo químico, نماد خطر, Varoitusmerkintä, Étiquette de danger des substances chimiques, Simboli di rischio chimico, ハザードシンボル, Simbol amaran bahaya, Gevaarsymbool, Faresymboler, Símbolo de risco, Simbol de pericol, Символы опасности, Farosymbol, Tehlike sembolleri, 危险性符号.

Examples and Usage

🔸 Pregnant women 🤰 are not allowed to take x-rays, it will affect the baby 👶!
🔸 Is summer coming? It's too hot, go find the fan .
🔸 Even bananas contain trace amounts of a radioactive potassium isotope.

🔸 (2622) + emoji style (FE0F) = ☢️ (2622 FE0F)
🔸 (2622) + text style (FE0E) = ☢︎ (2622 FE0E)

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Popularity rating over time

Date Range: 2018-09-30 - 2023-09-24
Update Time: 2023-09-30 17:26:26 UTC
and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has continued to rise.In 2021 and 2022, the trend of its popularity converge.In 2019, the trend of its popularity rate began to rise.

Basic Information

Shortname: radioactive
Known as: International Radiation Symbol | Nuclear
Codepoint: U+2622 Copy
Decimal: ALT+9762
Unicode Version: 1.1 (1993-06)
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 🛑 Symbols
Sub Categories: ⚠️ warning
Keywords: radioactive | sign

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Combos and Memes

More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Albanian rrezik radioaktiv
Serbian радиоактивно
Greek ραδιενέργεια
Chinese, Traditional 放射性
Chinese, Simplified 辐射
Vietnamese phóng xạ
Arabic إشعاع
Indonesian radioaktif
Persian رادیواکتیو
Czech radioaktivita