irradiance ir*ra"di*ance ([i^]r*r[=a]"d[i^]*ans), irradiancy ir*ra"di*an*cy ([i^]r*r[=a]"d[i^]*an*s[y^]), n. [From {irradiant}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of irradiating; emission of rays of light. [1913 Webster]

2. That which irradiates or is irradiated; luster; splendor; irradiation; brilliancy. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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