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Meaning of RADIANCE

Pronunciation:  'reydeeuns

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
  2. [n]  the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
  3. [n]  an attractive combination of good health and happiness; "the radiance of her countenance"

RADIANCE is a 8 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: effulgence, glow, glowing, radiancy, refulgence, refulgency, shine
 See Also: aureole, brightness, burnish, corona, felicity, gleam, gleaming, gloss, glossiness, glow, good health, happiness, healthiness, lambency, light, luster, lustre, polish, sheen, shininess, visible light, visible radiation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ra"di*ance\, Radiancy \Ra"di*an*cy\, n.
The quality of being radiant; brilliancy; effulgence; vivid
brightness; as, the radiance of the sun.

      Girt with omnipotence, with radiance crowned. --Milton.

      What radiancy of glory, What light beyond compare !

Syn: Luster; brilliancy; splendor; glare; glitter.