Associations to the word «Radiance»

Wiktionary

RADIANCE, noun. The quality of being radiant, shining, bright or splendid
RADIANCE, noun. (physics) the flux of radiation emitted per unit solid angle in a given direction by a unit area of a source

Dictionary definition

RADIANCE, noun. The amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface.
RADIANCE, noun. The quality of being bright and sending out rays of light.
RADIANCE, noun. An attractive combination of good health and happiness; "the radiance of her countenance".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley