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Sending forth radiant light.

[Latin irradiāns, irradiant-, present participle of irradiāre, to shine forth; see irradiate.]

ir·ra′di·ance, ir·ra′di·an·cy n.
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(ɪˈreɪdɪəns) or


(General Physics) the radiant flux incident on unit area of a surface. It is measured in watts per square metre. Symbol: Ee Also called: irradiation Compare illuminance
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(ɪˈreɪ di əns)

also irradiation

incident flux of radiant energy per unit area.
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