radiant

  • 1 radiant — radiant, iante [ radjɑ̃, jɑ̃t ] adj. • XIIIe; lat. radians 1 ♦ Vx Rayonnant. ♢ (1896) Mod. Sc. Qui rayonne, émet des radiations. Chaleur radiante. L activité radiante de l uranium. ⇒ radioactivité. 2 ♦ (1867) Astron. Point radiant, et subst. le… …

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  • 2 Radiant — Ra di*ant (r[=a] d[i^]*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; resembling rays; radiating; radiate.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 radiant — RADIÁNT, Ă, radianţi, te, adj. 1. (Despre energie) Care se răspândeşte prin radiaţii. 2. (Despre corpuri) Care emite radiaţii, lumină etc.; care radiază. [pr.: di ant] – Din fr. radiant. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  radiánt adj …

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  • 4 Radiant — may refer to: * Radiant (meteor shower), the apparent origin point of meteors in a meteor shower * , an archangel in Magic: The Gathering * Radiant heat * Radiant Records, a record label * Radiant (software), a Content management system *… …

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  • 5 Radiant — steht für: Radiant (Einheit), Einheit für ebene Winkel Radiant (Astronomie), virtueller Ausgangspunkt einer Meteorerscheinung GtkRadiant, Editor für Spiele, welche auf der Quake Engine basieren Radiant (CMS), ein webbasiertes Content Management… …

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  • 6 radiant — [rā′dēənt] adj. [L radians, prp. of radiare: see RADIATE] 1. sending out rays of light; shining brightly 2. filled with light; bright [a radiant morning] 3. showing pleasure, love, well being, vitality, etc.; beaming [a radiant smile] 4. issuing… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 radiant — radiant, ante (ra di an, an t ) adj. 1°   Terme didactique. Qui s étend en rayonnant. Chaleur radiante.    Point radiant, point d où certaines choses émanent en forme de rayons. Les points radiants des étoiles filantes, les points du ciel d où… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 8 radiant — (adj.) mid 15c., from M.Fr. radiant, from L. radiantem (nom. radians) shining, prp. of radiare to beam, shine (see RADIATION (Cf. radiation)). Of beauty, etc., first attested c.1500 …

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  • 9 radiant — [adj1] bright, luminous beaming, brilliant, effulgent, gleaming, glittering, glorious, glowing, incandescent, lambent, lucent, lustrous, radiating, refulgent, resplendent, shining, sparkling, sunny; concept 617 Ant. cloudy, dark, dim, dull… …

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  • 10 radiant — ► ADJECTIVE 1) shining or glowing brightly. 2) emanating great joy, love, or health. 3) (of electromagnetic energy, especially heat) transmitted by radiation, rather than conduction or convection. 4) (of an appliance) emitting radiant energy for… …

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  • 11 Radiant — Ra di*ant, n. 1. (Opt.) The luminous point or object from which light emanates; also, a body radiating light brightly. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) A straight line proceeding from a given point, or fixed pole, about which it is conceived to revolve …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Radiant — Radiant, Radiationspunkt, Ausstreuungspunkt, s. Sternschnuppen …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 13 radiant — index ecstatic, illustrious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 radiant — brilliant, *bright, luminous, lustrous, effulgent, refulgent, beaming, lambent, lucent, incandescent Analogous words: *splendid, resplendent, glorious, sublime: sparkling, glittering, gleaming, flashing, scintillating (see FLASH vb) …

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  • 15 radiant — [[t]re͟ɪdiənt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Someone who is radiant is so happy that their happiness shows in their face. Kathy smiled at her daughter s radiant face... On her wedding day the bride looked truly radiant. Derived words: radiantly ADV GRADED He …

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  • 16 radiant — ra|di|ant [ˈreıdiənt] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: , present pasticiple of radiare; RADIATE] 1.) full of happiness and love, in a way that shows in your face and makes you look attractive ▪ She looked radiant in a white silk dress. ▪ a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 radiant — radiantly, adv. /ray dee euhnt/, adj. 1. emitting rays of light; shining; bright: the radiant sun; radiant colors. 2. bright with joy, hope, etc.: radiant smiles; a radiant future. 3. Physics. emitted or propagated by radiation. 4. Heraldry. a.… …

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  • 18 Radiant — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Radiant (homonymie). Représentation d une pluie d étoiles filantes, dont le radiant est marqué d un cercle Radiant est un terme d astronomie désignant le point de la vo …

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  • 19 radiant — adj. radiant with (radiant with joy) * * * [ reɪdɪənt] radiant with (radiant with joy) …

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  • 20 radiant — ra|di|ant [ reıdiənt ] adjective 1. ) someone who is radiant looks extremely happy: a radiant bride 2. ) very bright: The sea was a radiant blue. 3. ) SCIENCE radiant heat or energy is produced by RADIATION ╾ ra|di|ant|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English