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radiate

[v. rey-dee-eyt; adj. rey-dee-it, -eyt] /v. ˈreɪ diˌeɪt; adj. ˈreɪ di ɪt, -ˌeɪt/
verb (used without object), radiated, radiating.
1.
to extend, spread, or move like rays or radii from a center.
2.
to emit rays, as of light or heat; irradiate.
3.
to issue or proceed in rays.
4.
(of persons) to project or glow with cheerfulness, joy, etc.:
She simply radiates with good humor.
verb (used with object), radiated, radiating.
5.
to emit in rays; disseminate, as from a center.
6.
(of persons) to project (joy, goodwill, etc.).
adjective
7.
radiating from a center.
8.
having rays extending from a central point or part:
a coin showing a radiate head.
9.
radiating symmetrically.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < Latin radiātus (past participle of radiāre to radiate light, shine). See radiant, -ate1
Related forms
radiable, adjective
radiability, radiableness, noun
radiably, radiately, adverb
antiradiating, adjective
interradiate, verb (used without object), interradiated, interradiating.
multiradiate, adjective
multiradiated, adjective
nonradiating, adjective
reradiate, verb, reradiated, reradiating.
subradiate, adjective
unradiated, adjective
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  • The thing that is still striking to me, though, was how the trauma radiated through the family.
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  • The ruler's sacred power, which radiated out over the city, was symbolized by this carefully laid-out city plan.
  • The flowers were awash in light, the glow radiated from around the stone tracery in the window.
  • Spokes radiated from the center of the roof frame, representing the wheel of life.
  • It was the charm she radiated, the lovability, that made her so cherished by audiences for more than four decades.
  • The cooler any matter is, the longer the wavelength of radiated energy it gives off.
  • If the object has sufficient acceleration, it can burst through this barrier of sound waves and move ahead of the radiated sound.
British Dictionary definitions for radiated

radiate

verb (ˈreɪdɪˌeɪt)
1.
Also eradiate. to emit (heat, light, or some other form of radiation) or (of heat, light, etc) to be emitted as radiation
2.
(intransitive) (of lines, beams, etc) to spread out from a centre or be arranged in a radial pattern
3.
(transitive) (of a person) to show (happiness, health, etc) to a great degree
adjective (ˈreɪdɪɪt; -ˌeɪt)
4.
having rays; radiating
5.
(of a capitulum) consisting of ray florets
6.
(of animals or their parts) showing radial symmetry
7.
adorned or decorated with rays: a radiate head on a coin
Word Origin
C17: from Latin radiāre to emit rays
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Word Origin and History for radiated

radiate

v.

1610s, "spread in all directions from a point," from Latin radiatus, past participle of radiare "to beam, shine, gleam; make beaming" (see radiation). Meaning "be radiant, give off rays (of light or heat)" is from 1704. Related: Radiated; radiates; radiating.

adj.

"having rays, furnished with rays, shining," 1660s, from Latin radiatus (see radiate (v.)).

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radiated in Medicine

radiate ra·di·ate (rā'dē-āt')
v. ra·di·at·ed, ra·di·at·ing, ra·di·ates

  1. To spread out in all directions from a center.

  2. To emit or be emitted as radiation.


ra'di·a'tive adj.
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