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radiant energy

noun, Physics.
energy transmitted in wave motion, especially electromagnetic wave motion.
light1 (def 2a).
Origin of radiant energy
First recorded in 1910-15 Unabridged
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radiant energy

energy that is emitted or propagated in the form of particles or electromagnetic radiation. It is measured in joules Qe
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radiant energy  
Energy in the form of waves, especially electromagnetic waves. Radio waves, x-rays, and visible light are all forms of radiant energy.
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