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 Rayner tells me her girls have been laying eggs at a prodigious rate, helped by the radiant heat and the comfort of their environment. Gary Shteyngart, Town & Country, 31 Mar. 2022 The plan would effectively ban HVAC systems that use fossil fuels like natural gas – including most standard furnaces – or systems that use electric resistance, such as baseboard heaters, wall heaters, radiant heat systems and electric furnaces. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 27 Apr. 2022 Despite the emphasis on period accuracy, there’s an LED TV, radiant heat and wiring for eventual solar power. Diana Lambdin Meyer, USA TODAY, 23 Apr. 2022 The new grills have a full stainless-steel interior that helps regulate the cooking temperature and creates radiant heat which results in hotter temperatures at the cooking grate, resulting in better searing. Elizabeth Karmel, Forbes, 22 Apr. 2022 The house has an open floor plan, radiant heat, geothermal heating and cooling, an emergency generator, security guard house with electric entrance gate, and an eight-car garage with a one-bedroom apartment above it. Washington Post, 16 Dec. 2021 The existing bedrooms are oversized and the bathrooms are finished in classic white Bianco Dolomiti marble and Mutina Bark stone tiles, with walnut vanities and radiant heat flooring. Stephanie Wenger, PEOPLE.com, 21 Jan. 2022 Think air conditioning, a ceiling fan, radiant heat under flooring, a shower and flushing toilet, modern kitchen appliances, an array of handsome stoneware and cookware for dining. Mary Bergin, chicagotribune.com, 26 Nov. 2021 Features of the pad include a private outdoor rooftop terrace, three gas fireplaces, 12-foot-high ceilings, numerous skylights, radiant heat flooring, Miele appliances, and custom milled white oak floors. Mary Elizabeth Andriotis, House Beautiful, 24 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of radiant heat

1621, in the meaning defined above

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25 Jun 2022

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“Radiant heat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radiant%20heat. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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