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Verb

Infinitive
to radiate

Third person singular
radiat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to radiate (third-person singular simple present radiat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To extend, send or spread out from a center like radii.
  2. (transitive) To emit rays or waves.
    The stove radiates heat.
  3. (intransitive) To come out or proceed in rays or waves.
    The heat radiates from a stove.
  4. (transitive) To illuminate.
  5. To expose to ionizing radiation, such as by radiography.
  6. (transitive) To manifest oneself in a glowing manner.
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to spread into new habitats, migrate.

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Adjective

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Positive
radiate

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  1. radiating from a center.
  2. surrounded by rays, such as the head of a saint in a religious picture.
  3. (botany) having parts radiating from the center, such as the petals in many flowers.
  4. (biology) having radial symmetry, such as a seastar.

Translations


Italian

Verb

radiate

  1. second person plural present subjunctive of radere
  2. Second-person plural present tense of radiare.
  3. Second-person plural imperative of radiare.
  4. Second-person plural present subjunctive of radiare.
  5. Feminine plural of radiato.

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