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

First Known Use of reradiate

1843


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reradiate

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

Medical Definition of reradiate

reradiated

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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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