The prophetical books will aid the student, and the Psalms will irradiate certain dark periods.
Was it a reflection of that which should continue to irradiate it?
Fine feathers do not make fine birds, and yet the consciousness of a becoming gown will irradiate the cheek of beauty.
At that quite a new gleam seemed to irradiate his good-looking clay.
We returned the bow, allowing a polite smile to irradiate our countenance and answered Waleicoum salaam.
The target may be any substance that the physicist or chemist wants to irradiate.
Suddenly thin yellow beams of sunshine began to penetrate and irradiate the thick white blanket of mist.
And the mere knowledge that he exists will irradiate the rest of mine.
Nancy frowned on, apparently plunged in thought, then slowly a flash seemed to irradiate her features.
He had been intent on this prize from the first; but he had never allowed his eagerness to irradiate his refined face.
c.1600, "to cast beams of light upon," from Latin irradiatus, past participle of irradiare "shine forth," from assimilated form of in- "into, in" (see in- (2)) + radiare "to shine" (see radiate). Meaning "expose to radiation other than light" (originally X-rays) is from 1901. Related: Irradiated; irradiating.
irradiate ir·ra·di·ate (ĭ-rā'dē-āt')
v. ir·ra·di·at·ed, ir·ra·di·at·ing, ir·ra·di·ates
To expose to radiation, as for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.
To treat with radiation.
To apply radiation to a structure or organism.