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- To extend, send or spread out from a center like radii.
- (transitive) To emit rays or waves.
- The stove radiates heat.
- (intransitive) To come out or proceed in rays or waves.
- The heat radiates from a stove.
- (transitive) To illuminate.
- To expose to ionizing radiation, such as by radiography.
- (transitive) To manifest oneself in a glowing manner.
- (ecology, intransitive) to spread into new habitats, migrate.
- (to expose to radiation): irradiate
to expose to ionizing radiation
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- Radiating from a center; having rays or parts diverging from a center; radiated.
- a radiate crystal
- Surrounded by rays, such as the head of a saint in a religious picture.
- (botany) Having parts radiating from the center, like the petals in many flowers.
- (biology) Having radial symmetry, like a seastar.
- (zoology) Belonging to the Radiata.
radiate (plural radiates)
- radiate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- radiate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- radiate at OneLook Dictionary Search
- present adverbial passive participle of radii
- second-person plural present subjunctive of radere
- second-person plural present indicative of radiare
- second-person plural imperative of radiare
- second-person plural present subjunctive of radiare
- Feminine plural of radiato
- second-person plural present active imperative of radiō