energy transmitted in wave motion, especially electromagnetic wave motion.
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Origin of radiant energy
First recorded in 1910–15
Words nearby radiant energy
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British Dictionary definitions for radiant energy
energy that is emitted or propagated in the form of particles or electromagnetic radiation. It is measured in joulesSymbol: 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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