reradiate
transitive verb Date: 1913 to radiate again or anew; especially to emit (energy) in the form of radiation after absorbing incident radiation • reradiation noun

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  • reradiate — v., reradiated, reradiating. * * * …   Universalium

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  • reradiate — re·ra·di·ate ( )rē rād ē .āt vt, at·ed; at·ing to radiate again or anew esp to emit (energy) in the form of radiation after absorbing incident radiation re·ra·di·a·tion (.)rē .rād ē ā shən n …   Medical dictionary

  • reradiate — v. radiate again …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reradiate — re·radiate …   English syllables

  • reradiate — re•ra′di•ate v. at•ed, at•ing …   From formal English to slang

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