radiate

  • 1 Radiate — Ra di*ate (r[=a] d[i^]*[=a]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Radiated} (r[=a] d[i^]*[=a] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Radiating}.] [L. radiatus, p. p. of radiare to furnish with spokes or rays, to radiate, fr. radius ray. See {Radius}, {Ray} a divergent line …

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  • 2 Radiate — Ra di*ate, v. t. 1. To emit or send out in direct lines from a point or points; as, to radiate heat. [1913 Webster] 2. To enlighten; to illuminate; to shed light or brightness on; to irradiate. [R.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Radiate — Ra di*ate (r[=a] d[i^]*[asl]t), a. [L. radiatus, p. p.] 1. Having rays or parts diverging from a center; radiated; as, a radiate crystal. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Having in a capitulum large ray florets which are unlike the disk florets, as in… …

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  • 4 radiate — [rā′dē āt΄; ] for adj. [, rā′dēit, rā′dēāt΄] vi. radiated, radiating [< L radiatus, pp. of radiare, to radiate < radius, ray: see RADIUS] 1. to send out rays of heat, light, etc.; be radiant 2. to come forth or spread out in rays [heat… …

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  • 5 Radiate — Ra di*ate, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Radiata. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 radiate — I verb beam, branch out, coruscate, diffuse, disperse, emanate in rays, emit heat, emit rays, exude, fulgere, irradiate, issue rays, overspread, radiare, ramify, reflect, scatter, send, send forth, shed, splay, spread, throw off heat, throw out,… …

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  • 7 radiate — radiáte (zool., bot.) s. n. pl. (sil. di a ) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …

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  • 8 radiate — (v.) 1610s, from L. radiatus, pp. of radiare to beam, shine (see RADIATION (Cf. radiation)). Related: Radiated; radiates; radiating …

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  • 9 radiate — *spread, circulate, disseminate, diffuse, propagate Analogous words: *distribute, dispense: disperse, *scatter, dissipate: diverge (see SWERVE) …

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  • 10 radiate — [v] give off; scatter afford, beam, branch out, broadcast, circulate, diffuse, disseminate, distribute, diverge, emanate, emit, expand, give out, gleam, glitter, illumine, irradiate, issue, light up, pour, proliferate, propagate, ramble, ramify,… …

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  • 11 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 Latin… …

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  • 12 radiate — ra|di|ate [ˈreıdieıt] v [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of radiare, from radius; RADIUS] 1.) [I and T] if someone radiates a feeling, or if it radiates from them, it is very easy to see that this is how they feel ▪ He… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 radiate — [[t]re͟ɪdieɪt[/t]] radiates, radiating, radiated 1) VERB If things radiate out from a place, they form a pattern that is like lines drawn from the centre of a circle to various points on its edge. [V from n] Many kinds of woodland can be seen on… …

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  • 14 radiate — verb 1) the stars radiate energy Syn: emit, give off, give out, discharge, diffuse; shed, cast 2) light radiated from the hall Syn: shine, beam, emanate 3) t …

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  • 15 radiate — UK [ˈreɪdɪeɪt] / US [ˈreɪdɪˌeɪt] verb Word forms radiate : present tense I/you/we/they radiate he/she/it radiates present participle radiating past tense radiated past participle radiated 1) [intransitive/transitive] to show a particular feeling… …

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  • 16 radiate — radiable, adj. radiability, radiableness, n. radiably, radiately, adv. v. /ray dee ayt /; adj. /ray dee it, ayt /, v., radiated, radiating, adj. v.i. 1. to extend, spread, or move like rays or radii from a center. 2. to emit rays, as of light or… …

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  • 17 radiate — verb Radiate is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑warmth Radiate is used with these nouns as the object: ↑aura, ↑confidence, ↑energy, ↑heat, ↑warmth …

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  • 18 radiate — v. (D; intr.) to radiate from * * * [ reɪdɪeɪt] (D; intr.) to radiate from …

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  • 19 radiate — ra|di|ate [ reıdi,eıt ] verb 1. ) intransitive or transitive to show a particular feeling or attitude in your expression or behavior: radiate from: Nervous tension was radiating from her. 2. ) intransitive or transitive to produce heat, light, or …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 radiate — verb 1) stars radiate energy Syn: emit, give off, discharge, diffuse, scatter, shed, cast 2) light radiated from the hall Syn: shine, beam, emanate, pour …

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