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radiant energy definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: energy that is transmitted in the form of (electromagnetic) radiation; energy that exists in the absence of matter

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1870 energy traveling as electromagnetic waves

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Radiant Ra"di*ant, a. [L. radians, -antis, p. pr. of radiare to emit rays or beams, fr. radius ray: cf. F. radiant. See Radius, Ray a divergent line.] 1. Emitting or proceeding as from a center; [U.S.] rays; radiating; radiate. 2. Especially, emitting or darting rays of light or heat; issuing in beams or rays; beaming with brightness; emitting a vivid light or splendor; as, the radiant sun. Mark what radiant state she spreads. --Milton. 3. Beaming with vivacity and happiness; as, a radiant face. 4. (Her.) Giving off rays; -- said of a bearing; as, the sun radiant; a crown radiant. 5. (Bot.) Having a raylike appearance, as the large marginal flowers of certain umbelliferous plants; -- said also of the cluster which has such marginal flowers. Radiant energy (Physics), energy given out or transmitted by radiation, as in the case of light and radiant heat. Radiant heat, proceeding in right lines, or directly from the heated body, after the manner of light, in distinction from heat conducted or carried by intervening media. Radiant point. (Astron.) See Radiant, n., 3.

Moby Thesaurus

contamination, curiage, decontamination, emanation, fallout, half-life, highlight, illumination, irradiance, irradiancy, irradiation, light, light source, luminous energy, natural radioactivity, nuclear radiation, photosensitivity, radiance, radiancy, radiation, radioactive radiation, radioactivity, radiocarbon dating, radiolucency, radiopacity, radiosensibility, radiosensitivity, saturation point, sidelight, specific activity, visible radiation




 


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