- 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 radiantly
Some of the horrors he lived through imbued his work with a radiantly pained wisdom.Michael Musto: Lou Reed Made Me A Believer—In Transvestism, Prostitution, and Lou Reed|Michael Musto|October 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"Let me beg you to humor them, my child," he said, radiantly.Guy Kenmore's Wife and The Rose and the Lily|Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
Then Paul, radiantly triumphant, clasped Elizabeth in his arms, and pressed his lips to hers.The Ordeal of Elizabeth|Elizabeth Von Arnim
So they sat there and ate their supper, and forgot to-morrow, and were radiantly happy.Beyond The Rocks|Elinor Glyn
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.