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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)

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.

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."