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radiance

noun ra·di·ance \ˈrā-dē-ən(t)s\

: a quality of brightness and happiness that can be seen on a person's face

: a warm, soft light that shines from something

Full Definition of RADIANCE

1
:  the quality or state of being radiant
2
:  a deep pink
3
:  the flux density of radiant energy per unit solid angle and per unit projected area of radiating surface

Examples of RADIANCE

  1. She had a youthful radiance about her.
  2. Her face glowed with radiance.
  3. the radiance of the rising sun

First Known Use of RADIANCE

1600
RADIANCE Defined for Kids

radiance

noun ra·di·ance \ˈrā-dē-əns\

Definition of RADIANCE for Kids

:  warm or vivid brightness

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