- noting a partition line having a series of flamelike indentations formed by ogees joined in zigzags; rayonny.
- (of a charge, as an ordinary) having an edge or edges so formed.
- radiant ,
- radiant efficiency,
- radiant emittance,
- radiant energy,
- radiant exitance
Origin of radiant
Examples from the Web for radiant
John Paul was youthful in his sixties with a radiant charisma.
Bulbs strung among branches in the overhead wild hibiscus tree form a radiant canopy.A Magical Meal at Louie’s Backyard in the Conch Republic|Jane & Michael Stern|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He taught her how to die by slow example, and she was radiant with the privilege.
McDonald is a radiant talent, with a warm voice and beaming smile that light up any venue in which she appears.Audra for the Win: Why Audra McDonald Must Win Tony for Best Actress|Daniel Gross|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And so again and again he pitted his own radiant confidence against some equal and opposite force.
Surely a mere pittance; and yet the woman's face was radiant with joy.The Red Mouse|William Hamilton Osborne
Old people lingered near as though they could light dead fires in the blaze of his radiant youth.Angel Island|Inez Haynes Gillmore
The footsteps were of wind, the figures light as air; they shone; their radiant presences lit the acres.The Bright Messenger|Algernon Blackwood
His countenance, radiant with health and the lustre of innocence, was at the same time thoughtful and resolute.Coningsby|Benjamin Disraeli
There she stands in a radiant mist always just before me like the rainbow of our childhood.Rose of Dutcher's Coolly|Hamlin Garland
Word Origin for radiant
mid-15c., from Middle French radiant and directly from Latin radiantem (nominative radians) "beaming, shining," present participle of radiare "to beam, shine" (see radiation). Of beauty, etc., first attested c.1500. Related: Radiantly.
"point or object from which light radiates," 1727; see radiant (adj.). In astronomy, of meteor showers, from 1864.