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Radiant

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(1):

(a.) Emitted or transmitted by radiation; as, a radiant energy; radiant heat.

(2):

(a.) 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.

(3):

(a.) Having a raylike appearance, as the large marginal flowers of certain umbelliferous plants; - said also of the cluster which has such marginal flowers.

(4):

(a.) Emitting or proceeding as from a center; resembling rays; radiating; radiate.

(5):

(a.) Beaming with vivacity and happiness; as, a radiant face.

(6):

(a.) Giving off rays; - said of a bearing; as, the sun radiant; a crown radiant.

(7):

(n.) The point in the heavens at which the apparent paths of shooting stars meet, when traced backward, or whence they appear to radiate.

(8):

(n.) The luminous point or object from which light emanates; also, a body radiating light brightly.

(9):

(n.) A straight line proceeding from a given point, or fixed pole, about which it is conceived to revolve.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Radiant'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/r/radiant.html. 1828.

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