AskDefine | Define radiant

Dictionary Definition

radiant adj : radiating or as if radiating light; "the beaming sun"; "the effulgent daffodils"; "a radiant sunrise"; "a refulgent sunset" [syn: beaming, beamy, effulgent, refulgent]

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English

Adjective

radiant
  1. Radiating light and/or heat.
  2. Emitted as radiation.
  3. Bright, glowing or filled with light.

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Noun

radiant
  1. A point source from which radiation is emitted.
  2. (astronomy) The apparent origin, in the night sky, of a meteor shower.

Translations

Extensive Definition

Radiant may refer to:
radiant in German: Radiant
radiant in Dutch: Radiant

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