heat energy transmitted by electromagnetic waves in contrast to heat transmitted by conduction or convection.
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- radiant efficiency,
- radiant emittance,
- radiant energy,
- radiant exitance,
- radiant flux,
- radiant heating,
- radiant intensity,
- radiata pine
Origin of radiant heat
First recorded in 1500–10
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heat transferred in the form of electromagnetic radiation rather than by conduction or convection; infrared radiation
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