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Radiate meaning

radiate - 12 dictionary results

  1. 1. spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate; " The plants on this island diversified"
  2. 2. especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink; " Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
  3. 3. To emit rays; to be radiant; to shine.
  4. 4. To proceed in direct lines from a point or surface; to issue in rays, as light or heat.
  5. 5. To emit or send out in direct lines from a point or points; as, to radiate heat.
  6. 6. To enlighten; to illuminate; to shed light or brightness on; to irradiate.
  7. 7. Having rays or parts diverging from a center; radiated; as, a radiate crystal.
  8. 8. Having in a capitulum large ray florets which are unlike the disk florets, as in the aster, daisy, etc.
  9. 9. Belonging to the Radiata.
  10. 10. One of the Radiata.
  11. 11. To emit rays; proceed in straight lines from any point.
  12. 12. To send out in rays or divergent lines.

radiate - examples of usage

  1. The collisions with alien interests or hostile views, of a child, boy, or very young man, so insulated as each of these is sure to be,- those aspects of opposition which such a person can occupy, are limited by the exceedingly few and trivial lines of connexion along which he is able to radiate any essential influence whatever upon the fortunes or happiness of others.
  2. These drums radiate sufficient heat if present in sufficient numbers, and the fuel consumption is low.
  3. In direct connection with this consideration, one must recognise that a fire which is sunk below the level of the ground exposes the least surface from which heat may radiate; and hence, in order to obtain the maximum benefit of heat from a slow- combustion furnace, it should be above ground- level, or should have a superstructure from which the heat may be dissipated.
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