- 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.
Origin of radiant
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Antonyms for radiant
Related Words for radiantlysplendidly, brilliantly, handsomely, grandly, beautifully, wonderfully, remarkably, magnificently, gorgeously, strikingly, superbly, elegantly, excellently, blazingly, dazzlingly, glaringly, glowingly, luminously, radiantly, majestically
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Contemporary Examples of 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
October 28, 2013
Historical Examples of radiantly
She put her hands on David's shoulders, and looked at him radiantly.Tiverton Tales
And then I saw that Harry was a new Harry altogether, and that he was radiantly happy.The Comrade In White
W. H. Leathem
The moon, drooping in the western board, looked at her radiantly.Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard
"I've been looking for you everywhere, Miss Pat," she said radiantly.Miss Pat at School
How fair and fresh and beautiful she was, garlanded with flowers and radiantly happy.The Trail of '98
Robert W. Service
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.