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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.
References in classic literature ?
But the face of the child was innocently radiant with an angelic smile.
Eagerly I wished the morrow; -- vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow -- sorrow for the lost Lenore -- For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore -- Nameless here for evermore.
Eagerly I wished the morrow;--vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow--sorrow for the lost Lenore-- For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore-- Nameless here for evermore.
She was already pale, but on hearing these words her face changed and something brightened in her beautiful, radiant eyes.
Let the woman turn and look upon Issus, knowing that those of the lower orders who gaze upon the holy vision of her radiant face survive the blinding glory but a single year.
Rain from the mountains of Ki-Sho Fled swiftly with a tearing breeze; The sun came radiant down the west, And greener blushed the valley trees.
Thee Father first they sung Omnipotent, Immutable, Immortal, Infinite, Eternal King; thee Author of all being, Fountain of Light, thy self invisible Amidst the glorious brightness where thou sit'st Thron'd inaccessible, but when thou shad'st The full blaze of thy beams, and through a cloud Drawn round about thee like a radiant Shrine, Dark with excessive bright thy skirts appeer, Yet dazle Heav'n, that brightest Seraphim Approach not, but with both wings veil thir eyes.
Lady Muriel was perfectly radiant with happiness: sadness could not live in the light of such a smile: and even Arthur brightened under it, and, when she remarked "You see I'm watering my flowers, though it is the Sabbath-Day," his voice had almost its old ring of cheerfulness as he replied "Even on the Sabbath-Day works of mercy are allowed.
said Anna, radiant with a smile of happiness, and not understanding a word of what Betsy had said.
I started up and beheld a radiant form rise from among the trees.
But after all, a radiant peace settled upon her when she at last found herself alone.
For the last time the wild cherry-tree bloomed,--wonderful blossom, glittering with tears, and gloriously radiant with stormy lights of wild passion and wilder hopes.