HyperDic: radiance

English > 3 senses of the word radiance:
NOUNphenomenonradiance, glow, glowingthe amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
attributeradiance, radiancy, shine, effulgence, refulgence, refulgencythe quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
stateradiancean attractive combination of good health and happiness
radiance > pronunciation
Soundsrey'diyahns; rey'dyahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > radiance: 3 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningThe amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface.
Synonymsglow, glowing
Narroweraureole, coronaThe outermost region of the sun's atmosphere
Broaderlight, visible light, visible radiation(physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
Spanishresplandor
Catalanresplendor
English > radiance: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being bright and sending out rays of light.
Synonymsradiancy, shine, effulgence, refulgence, refulgency
Narrowergleam, gleaming, glow, lambencyAn appearance of reflected light
polish, gloss, glossiness, burnishThe property of being smooth and shiny
shininess, sheen, luster, lustreThe visual property of something that shines with reflected light
BroaderbrightnessThe location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
Spanishbrillantez, brillo, esplendor, radiancia espectral, radiancia, refulgencia, resplandor
Catalanbrillantor, esplendor, fulgència, fulgidesa, lluentor, lluïssor, llustre, resplendor
Adjectivesradiantradiating or as if radiating light
Verbsradiatecause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays
radiatesend out rays or waves
English > radiance: 3 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningAn attractive combination of good health and happiness.
Example"the radiance of her countenance"
Broadergood health, healthinessThe state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease
happiness, felicitystate of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
Spanishbrillo, esplendor
Verbsradiateexperience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion

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