radiant heat


Definition of radiant heat

: heat transmitted by radiation as contrasted with that transmitted by conduction or convection

Examples of radiant heat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Our technology relies on the concept of radiant heat transfer, which involves the cooling or heating of the surfaces surrounding people, instead of cooling or heating the air. Forrest Meggers, Scientific American, 26 May 2021 The Infrared sauna pursues a different course with electromagnetic radiant heat to ease muscle pain and induce a warm feeling of relaxation and deep detox at the end of an exercise session. Nel-olivia Waga, Forbes, 22 May 2021 The new Life Time fitness center boasts a cedarwood sauna with Himalayan salt wall lamps, spacious dressing rooms, indoor salt water lap pool, teakwood showers, radiant heat panels in the yoga studio, and more. Rachel King, Fortune, 21 Apr. 2021 Consider the amount of daylight each room in your home gets, as well as factors like proximity to radiant heat (which dehydrates air and fluctuates temperature) or access for curious pets to nibble. Ariel Cheung, chicagotribune.com, 3 Apr. 2021 Built in 2009, the house has 5½ bathrooms, two fireplaces, a finished basement with radiant heat, a wine cellar, a gym, and an attached and heated three-car garage. Bob Goldsborough, chicagotribune.com, 24 Mar. 2021 The master bathroom was designed for spa-like comfort with underfloor radiant heat, a sauna, freestanding soaking tub and threshold-free shower. oregonlive, 28 Feb. 2021 The models looked at how their bodies absorbed or reflected heat, including direct sunlight, reflected sunlight, and radiant heat from the ground. Jim Morrison, Wired, 23 Feb. 2021 As bad as the storm was, even greater dangers loomed after dusk and into today, when the radiant heat of the sun no longer melts ice from roofs and roads and when temperatures nose-dive, turning slush into deadly ice. San Antonio Express-News, 16 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of radiant heat

1621, in the meaning defined above

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1 Jun 2021

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“Radiant heat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radiant%20heat. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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