Definition of irradiant in English:

irradiant

Line breaks: ir¦radi|ant
Pronunciation: /ɪˈreɪdɪənt
 
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adjective

literary
  • Shining brightly.
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    • An orchard, ripe with juice and irradiant, coloured fruits, flowers opened out, rotting apples....

Origin

early 16th century: from Latin irradiant- 'shining upon', from the verb irradiare (based on radius 'ray').

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