Ir*ra"di*ate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Irradiated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Irradiating (?).] [L. irradiatus, p. p. of irradiate. See In- in, and Radiate.]

1.

To throw rays of light upon; to illuminate; to brighten; to adorn with luster.

Thy smile irradiates yon blue fields. Sir W. Jones.

2.

To enlighten intellectually; to illuminate; as, to irradiate the mind.

Bp. Bull.

3.

To animate by heat or light.

Sir M. Hale.

4.

To radiate, shed, or diffuse.

A splendid faade, . . . irradiating hospitality. H. James.

 

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Ir*ra"di*ate, v. i.

To emit rays; to shine.

 

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Ir*ra"di*ate (?), a. [L. irradiatus, p. p.]

Illuminated; irradiated.

Mason.

 

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