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reradiate

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verb re·ra·di·ate \(ˌ)rē-ˈrā-dē-ˌāt\

Definition of reradiate

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to radiate again or anew; especially :  to emit (energy) in the form of radiation after absorbing incident radiation

reradiation play \(ˌ)rē-ˌrā-dē-ˈā-shən\ noun


1913

First Known Use of reradiate

1913


Medical Dictionary

reradiate

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transitive verb re·ra·di·ate \(ˈ)rē-ˈrād-ē-ˌāt\

Medical Definition of reradiate

reradiated; reradiating

  1. :  to radiate again or anew; especially :  to emit (energy) in the form of radiation after absorbing incident radiation

reradiation \(ˌ)rē-ˌrād-ē-ˈā-shən\play noun



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