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tr.v. re·ra·di·at·ed, re·ra·di·at·ing, re·ra·di·ates
To radiate (absorbed radiation) after absorbing incident energy.

re·ra′di·a′tion (-ā′shən) n.


vb (tr)
to radiate back out or again (energy which has previously been absorbed)
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The signal reradiates off the cables and goes up to the ground, creating a false signal.
The leakage of the LO signal reradiates from the antenna is shown in the path 1.
In this regime, the helix reradiates (scatters) in the so-called normal mode, which yields radiation broadside to the helix axis [15].
Also the reflector reradiates and redirects infrared energy back to the tube, to the floor area below the tube, and to itself.
The soot cocoon has heated up accordingly and reradiates the energy in the infrared--like a star with two nested photospheres.
Gold also reradiates infrared heat and so could be used in medical therapies to cook nearby cells.
As the object rotates, the heat absorbed by the rock reradiates into space.
It also absorbs some of the heat and reradiates it into the surrounding air.
In either case, the dust absorbs visible and ultraviolet light from its parent star and reradiates it at infrared wavelengths.
A small particle in orbit around the Sun absorbs solar radiation and reradiates the energy isotropically in its own frame.
Carbon dioxide is a well-studied gas that readily absorbs Earth's infrared radiation and reradiates part of it back to the Earth, thus causing warming.
We should recognize that the Earth is the body that receives the radiant energy from the sun, and reradiates energy to space.