energy transmitted in wave motion, especially electromagnetic wave motion.
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How to use radiant energy in a sentence
We are to have the apparatus, which illustrates the conversion of radiant energy into sonorous vibrations.Heart and Science | Wilkie Collins
In this respect also, Gravitation differs from the form of radiant energy.Dynamic Thought | William Walker Atkinson
Through all the hardship and suffering of the last three years she had kept her look of bright intelligence, of radiant energy.Life and Gabriella | Ellen Glasgow
In another hour or two Earth would transit the Sun and that would cut down the radiant energy to some degree.Empire | Clifford Donald Simak
The water obtained its energy of position by being evaporated by the heat of the radiant energy of the sun.Physics | Willis Eugene Tower
British Dictionary definitions for radiant energy
energy that is emitted or propagated in the form of particles or electromagnetic radiation. It is measured in joules: Symbol: Q e
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Scientific definitions for 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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