adjective \ˈrā-dē-ənt\

: having or showing an attractive quality of happiness, love, health, etc.

: bright and shining

: sent out from something in rays or waves that you cannot see

Full Definition of RADIANT

a :  radiating rays or reflecting beams of light
b :  vividly bright and shining :  glowing
:  marked by or expressive of love, confidence, or happiness <a radiant smile>
a :  emitted or transmitted by radiation
b :  emitting or relating to radiant heat
ra·di·ant·ly adverb

Examples of RADIANT

  1. She had a radiant inner glow.
  2. She looked radiant at her wedding.

First Known Use of RADIANT

15th century

Rhymes with RADIANT



Definition of RADIANT

:  something that radiates: as
a :  a point in the heavens at which the visible paths of meteors appear to meet when traced backward
b :  the part of a gas or electric heater that becomes incandescent

First Known Use of RADIANT

circa 1741


adjective \ˈrād-ē-ənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RADIANT

: emitted or transmitted by radiation
: emitting or relating to radiant heat


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