Associations to the word «Radiant»

Pictures for the word «Radiant»


RADIANT, adjective. Radiating light and/or heat.
RADIANT, adjective. Emitted as radiation.
RADIANT, adjective. Beaming with vivacity and happiness.
RADIANT, adjective. Emitting or proceeding as if from a center.
RADIANT, adjective. (heraldry) Giving off rays; said of a bearing.
RADIANT, adjective. (botany) Having a ray-like appearance, like the large marginal flowers of certain umbelliferous plants; said also of the cluster which has such marginal flowers.
RADIANT, noun. A point source from which radiation is emitted.
RADIANT, noun. (astronomy) The apparent origin, in the night sky, of a meteor shower.
RADIANT, noun. A straight line proceeding from a given point, or fixed pole, about which it is conceived to revolve.
RADIANT ENERGIES, noun. Plural of radiant energy
RADIANT ENERGY, noun. Energy in a form that can radiate, generally electromagnetic energy.

Dictionary definition

RADIANT, adjective. Radiating or as if radiating light; "the beaming sun"; "the effulgent daffodils"; "a radiant sunrise"; "a refulgent sunset".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats