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radiance

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noun ra·di·ance \ˈrā-dē-ən(t)s\

Simple Definition of radiance

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

  • : a warm, soft light that shines from something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of radiance

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being radiant

  2. 2 :  a deep pink

  3. 3 :  the flux density of radiant energy per unit solid angle and per unit projected area of radiating surface

Examples of radiance in a sentence

  1. She had a youthful radiance about her.

  2. Her face glowed with radiance.

  3. the radiance of the rising sun



1600

First Known Use of radiance

1600


RADIANCE Defined for Kids

radiance

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noun ra·di·ance \ˈrā-dē-əns\

Definition of radiance for Students

  1. :  warm or vivid brightness





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