adjective see radiation

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  • Radiative — Ra di*a*tive (r[=a] d[i^]*[asl]*t[i^]v), a. Capable of radiating; acting by radiation. Tyndall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • radiative — ● radiatif, radiative adjectif Qui concerne les radiations. Se dit d un phénomène au cours duquel est émise une radiation. ● radiatif, radiative (expressions) adjectif Bilan radiatif de la Terre, bilan de l énergie que le système Terre atmosphère …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • radiative — radiate ► VERB 1) (with reference to light, heat, or other energy) emit or be emitted in the form of rays or waves. 2) emanate (a strong feeling or quality). 3) diverge from or as if from a central point. DERIVATIVES radiative adjective. ORIGIN… …   English terms dictionary

  • radiative — /ray dee ay tiv/, adj. giving off radiation. Also, radiatory /ray dee euh tawr ee, tohr ee/. [1830 40; RADIAT(ION) + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • radiative — adjective of, relating to, or occurring through radiation …   Wiktionary

  • radiative — reɪdɪeɪtɪv / dɪətɪv adj. pertaining to radiation; capable of radiating …   English contemporary dictionary

  • radiative — ra·di·a·tive …   English syllables

  • radiative — /ˈreɪdiətɪv/ (say raydeeuhtiv) adjective 1. emitting radiation. 2. of or relating to that which radiates …   Australian English dictionary

  • radiative — ˈrādēˌād.iv adjective Etymology: radiation + ive : of, relating to, giving rise to, or exhibiting radiation …   Useful english dictionary

  • Radiative cooling — is the condition in which a body loses more energy by radiation than it gains from its surroundings. Meteorological effects The large scale circulation of the Earth s atmosphere is driven by the difference in absorbed solar radiation per square… …   Wikipedia

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