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radiate

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1 to extend outwards from or as if from a central point

  • the heat radiating from the fire
  • the spokes of a bicycle wheel radiate from the hub towards the rim
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2 to emit rays of light

  • fireflies give off their light by means of a chemical reaction that causes their abdomens to radiate
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3 to throw or give off

  • the sun radiates tiny amounts of energy in the form of microwaves
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