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radiates

verb
present tense third-person singular of 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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“Radiates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/radiates. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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