Ra"di*ate (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Radiated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Radiating.] [L. radiatus, p. p. of radiare to furnish with spokes or rays, to radiate, fr. radius. See Radius, Ray a divergent line.]

1.

To emit rays; to be radiant; to shine.

Virtues shine more clear In them [kings], and radiant like the sun at noon. Howell.

2.

To proceed in direct lines from a point or surface; to issue in rays, as light or heat.

Light radiates from luminous bodies directly to our eyes. Locke.

 

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Ra"di*ate, v. t.

1.

To emit or send out in direct lines from a point or points; as, to radiate heat.

2.

To enlighten; to illuminate; to shed light or brightness on; to irradiate.

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Ra"di*ate (?), a. [L. radiatus, p. p.]

1.

Having rays or parts diverging from a center; radiated; as, a radiate crystal.

2. Bot.

Having in a capitulum large ray florets which are unlike the disk florets, as in the aster, daisy, etc.

3. Zool.

Belonging to the Radiata.

 

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Ra"di*ate, n. Zool.

One of the Radiata.

 

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