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radiance

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1 the quality or state of having or giving off light
  • the radiance of the midday sun created a harsh glare for the skiers

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2 the steady giving off of the form of radiation that makes vision possible
  • had a dream in which she was steadily moving down a dark tunnel toward a radiance at the far end

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The first known use of radiance was in 1600

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“Radiance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/radiance. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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