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irradiant

[ih-rey-dee-uh nt]
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adjective
  1. irradiating; radiant; shining.
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Origin of irradiant

1520–30; < Latin irradiant-, (stem of irradiāns), present participle of irradiāre to shine upon. See ir-1, radiant
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Historical Examples

  • The dance of a bee drunken with sunlight: Irradiant ecstasies, white and gold, Sigh and relapse.

    Irradiations; Sand and Spray

    John Gould Fletcher

  • Ah, yellow and irradiant sunflower of my soul's secret shrine, sing not thus dolefully, I entreat thee.


British Dictionary definitions for irradiant

irradiant

adjective
  1. radiating light; shining brightly
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