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Definition of "radiant" []

  • Emitting heat or light. (adjective)
  • Consisting of or emitted as radiation: radiant heat. (adjective)
  • Filled with light; bright. (adjective)
  • Glowing; beaming. See Synonyms at bright. (adjective)
  • An object or a point from which light or heat rays are emitted. (noun)
  • Sending out rays of light; bright; shining (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Characterized by health, intense joy, happiness, etc (adjective)
  • Emitted or propagated by or as radiation; radiated (adjective)
  • Sending out heat by radiation (adjective)
  • (of a physical quantity in photometry) evaluated by absolute energy measurements (adjective)
  • A point or object that emits radiation, esp the part of a heater that gives out heat (noun)
  • The point in space from which a meteor shower appears to emanate (noun)

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Use "radiant" in a sentence
  • "We may also render the sentence as follows, — “I fell by the radiant rampart, (ffin)” the epithet _radiant_ having a reference to the arms of the soldiers."
  • "Benedict said that "for all the shame we feel over our failings" the world must not forget what he called radiant examples of faith such as John Paul."
  • "This energy source was discovered by Nicola Tesla, which he called radiant energy, and observed that this energy behaved much like a gas."