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ra·di·ant

 (rā′dē-ənt)
adj.
1. Emitting heat or light: a radiant star.
2. Consisting of or emitted as radiation: radiant heat.
3. Filled with light shining especially as rays; brightly shining: a radiant morning. See Synonyms at bright.
4.
a. Showing or expressing vitality or joy: radiant eyes; a radiant smile.
b. Splendid; glorious: radiant beauty; a radiant future.
n.
1. An object or point from which light or heat rays are emitted.
2. Astronomy The apparent celestial origin of a meteoric shower.

[Middle English, from Latin radiāns, radiant-, present participle of radiāre, to radiate; see radiate.]

ra′di·ant·ly adv.

radiant

(ˈreɪdɪənt)
adj
1. sending out rays of light; bright; shining
2. characterized by health, intense joy, happiness, etc: a radiant countenance.
3. (General Physics) emitted or propagated by or as radiation; radiated: radiant heat.
4. sending out heat by radiation: a radiant heater.
5. (General Physics) physics (of a physical quantity in photometry) evaluated by absolute energy measurements: radiant flux; radiant efficiency. Compare luminous
n
6. (General Physics) a point or object that emits radiation, esp the part of a heater that gives out heat
7. (Astronomy) astronomy the point in space from which a meteor shower appears to emanate
[C15: from Latin radiāre to shine, from radius ray of light, radius]
ˈradiantly adv

ra•di•ant

(ˈreɪ di ənt)

adj.
1. emitting rays of light; shining; bright.
2. bright with joy, hope, etc.
3. Physics. emitted or propagated by radiation.
n.
4. a point or object from which rays proceed.
[1400–50; < Latin radiant-, s. of radiāns, present participle of radiāre to radiate light, shine, v. derivative of radi(us) beam, ray]
ra′di•ant•ly, adv.

ra·di·ant

(rā′dē-ənt)
1. Sending forth light, heat, or other radiation: a radiant star.
2. Consisting of or transmitted as radiation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.radiant - radiating or as if radiating lightradiant - radiating or as if radiating light; "the beaming sun"; "the effulgent daffodils"; "a radiant sunrise"; "a refulgent sunset"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"

radiant

adjective
1. happy, glowing, ecstatic, joyful, sent, gay, delighted, beaming, joyous, blissful, rapturous, rapt, on cloud nine (informal), beatific, blissed out, floating on air On her wedding day the bride looked truly radiant.
happy low, sad, miserable, gloomy, sombre, sorrowful, disconsolate, joyless, down in the dumps (informal)

radiant

adjective
Giving off or reflecting light readily or in large amounts:
Translations
مُشْرِق، مُتألِّقمُشِع
sálavýzářícízářivý
lysendestrålende
sugárzó
geislandi
skaisčiaispinduliuojantis
izstarojošsstarojošs
sálavý
neşe saçanparıldayan

radiant

[ˈreɪdɪənt]
A. ADJ
1. (= glowing) [smile, person, complexion] → radiante
to look radiantestar radiante
radiant with joyradiante or rebosante de alegría
radiant with healthrebosante de salud
2. (liter) (= bright) [sunshine] → resplandeciente; [colour] → radiante
bathed in radiant sunshinebañado en un sol radiante
radiant white robesbatas de un blanco radiante
3. (Phys) [heat, light, energy] → radiante
B. N (Astron, Math, Phys) → radiante m

radiant

[ˈreɪdiənt] adj
[person, face, complexion] → rayonnant(e); [smile] → radieux/euse
to look radiant → rayonner
The bride looked truly radiant → La mariée rayonnait véritablement.
(= bright) [sunshine, light] → rayonnant(e); [morning] → radieux/euse
(PHYSICS) [heat, energy] → radiant(e)

radiant

adj
sunstrahlend; coloursleuchtend; (fig) person, beauty, smilestrahlend (→ with vor +dat); faceleuchtend, strahlend; to be radiant with healthvor Gesundheit strotzen; to be radiant with joyvor Freude strahlen; radiant optimismblendender or strahlender Optimismus
(Phys) → Strahlungs-; energystrahlend, ausstrahlend; heaterstrahlend, ausstrahlend, wärmend
n (Phys, Math, Astron) → Strahl m

radiant

[ˈreɪdɪənt] adj (Phys) (heat) → radiante; (light) → sfolgorante (fig) radiant (with)raggiante (di)

radiant

(ˈreidiənt) adjective
1. showing great joy. a radiant smile.
2. sending out rays of heat, light etc or carried, sent etc in the form of, or by means of, rays of heat, light etc.
ˈradiantly adverb
ˈradiance noun
the radiance of her smile.

ra·di·ant

a. radiante, que emite rayos.
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But neither bent the knee, for the young bridegroom replied in a tone that startled all listeners as the mask fell, disclosing the noble face of Ferdinand Devereux, the artist lover, and leaning on the breast where now flashed the star of an English earl was the lovely Viola, radiant with joy and beauty.
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And now surrounded, like the saint-like personage of olden times, with a radiant halo, that glorified him amid this gloomy night of sin -- as if the departed Governor had left him an inheritance of his glory, or as if he had caught upon himself the distant shine of the celestial city, while looking thitherward to see the triumphant pilgrim pass within its gates -- now, in short, good Father Wilson was moving homeward, aiding his footsteps with a lighted lantern
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With speed he flew to my relief, As on a radiant dolphin borne; Awful, yet bright, as lightning shone The face of my Deliverer God.
It was enough to break a person all up, to see Cathy's radiant face shining out through her gladness and tears.
Then the Breithorn and the Dent Blanche caught the radiant glow; but "the intervening mass of Monte Rosa made it necessary for us to climb many long hours before we could hope to see the sun himself, yet the whole air soon grew warmer after the splendid birth of the day.
The child's face was radiant for a moment, but the glow faded just as quickly as she said, "I forgot-- mother put me inside, and maybe she'd want me to be there when I got to aunt Mirandy's.
Thursday came: all work had been completed the previous evening; carpets were laid down, bed-hangings festooned, radiant white counterpanes spread, toilet tables arranged, furniture rubbed, flowers piled in vases: both chambers and saloons looked as fresh and bright as hands could make them.
She bounded before me, and returned to my side, and was off again like a young greyhound; and, at first, I found plenty of entertainment in listening to the larks singing far and near, and enjoying the sweet, warm sunshine; and watching her, my pet and my delight, with her golden ringlets flying loose behind, and her bright cheek, as soft and pure in its bloom as a wild rose, and her eyes radiant with cloudless pleasure.
They always called it Magic and indeed it seemed like it in the months that followed--the wonderful months--the radiant months--the amazing ones.
She looked lovely: the flush was tenderly bright in her cheeks; the radiant pleasure shone and sparkled in her eyes; the position of her figure, turned suddenly from the waist upward, disclosed its delicate strength, its supple firmness, its seductive, serpentine grace.