Examples of radiate in a Sentence
The pain was radiating down my arm.
The sun radiates heat and light.
Heat radiates from the sun.
Recent Examples of radiate from the Web
Championship teams radiate unselfishness and, in most cases, great depth.
Built sometime in the 1840s by Ignace Pleyel, the beautiful 82-key specimen seemed to radiate the energy and sadness that characterized much of Chopin’s music.
Salmon are tough beasts that since the Pleistocene have radiated over a wide geography, with brilliant adaptive capacity and an adventuresome proclivity to stray to colonize new habitats.
These patches can radiate outwardly 10 feet or more in a year in any direction.
Renovations will include four new softball fields that will radiate out from a central concessions stand and bathroom facility, LED lighting throughout the park and all new walking paths.
But tremors radiated through markets. Bets on a Venezuelan default are climbing and the implied probability of a missed payment over the next year has risen to 64 percent, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
Radiating outwards, the EMP fries electronics in southern Canada and almost all of the United States save Alaska and Hawaii, both safe below the horizon.
Riippa developed flu-like symptoms and a sharp pain that radiated up and down his leg.
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Origin and Etymology of radiate
First Known Use: circa 1619See Words from the same year
Synonymsbranch, fan (out), ray
Antonymsconcentrate, converge, focus, funnel, meet
Related Wordsdiffuse, dispel, disperse, dissipate; fork, stem; diverge, divide, part, ramify, separate, split, uncouple, unlink, unyoke; scatter, splay, spread; arise, derive, emanate, flow, issue, proceed, spring
Near Antonymsapproach, close in (on), near; center (on), centralize; connect, couple, join, link, unite
First Known Use of radiate
RADIATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of radiate for English Language Learners
: to go out in a direct line from a central point or area
: to move in a specified direction from a source
: to send out (something, such as heat or energy) in rays
RADIATE Defined for Kids
Definition of radiate for Students
- Light radiates from shining bodies.
- Spokes radiate from the center of the wheel.
- Word radiated that Royce McNabb had sent Ina-Rae Gage a valentine.
- —Richard Peck, A Year Down Yonder
- She radiates confidence.
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