Irradiate : Definition

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Definitions of Irradiate

Pronunciation : Ir*ra"di*ate
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [L. irradiatus, p. p. of irradiate. See In- in, and Radiate.]
Definition : 1. To throw rays of light upon; to illuminate; to brighten; to adorn with luster. Thy smile irradiates yon blue fields. Sir W. Jones.

2. To enlighten intellectually; to illuminate; as, to irradiate the mind. Bp. Bull.

3. To animate by heat or light. Sir M. Hale.

4. To radiate, shed, or diffuse. A splendid fairradiating hospitality. H. James.

t. [imp. & p. p. Irradiated; p. pr. & vb. n. Irradiating.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ir*ra"di*ate
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To emit rays; to shine.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ir*ra"di*ate
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. irradiatus, p. p.]
Definition : Defn: Illuminated; irradiated. Mason.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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