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ra•di•ate



Pronunciation: (
v.rā'dē-āt";
adj.rā'dē-it, -āt"),
[key]
v., -at•ed, -at•ing,
adj.


v.i.
1. to extend, spread, or move like rays or radii from a center.
2. to emit rays, as of light or heat; irradiate.
3. to issue or proceed in rays.
4. (of persons) to project or glow with cheerfulness, joy, etc.: She simply radiates with good humor.

v.t.
1. to emit in rays; disseminate, as from a center.
2. (of persons) to project (joy, goodwill, etc.).

adj.
1. radiating from a center.
2. having rays extending from a central point or part: a coin showing a radiate head.
3. radiating symmetrically.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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