radiant energy


radiant energy
noun
energy that is transmitted in the form of (electromagnetic) radiation; energy that exists in the absence of matter
Hypernyms: ↑energy, ↑free energy
Hyponyms: ↑luminous energy

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noun
: energy traveling as a wave motion; specifically : the energy of electromagnetic waves (as radio waves; infrared rays, visible light, ultraviolet rays, X rays, and gamma rays) — compare luminous energy

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Physics.
1. energy transmitted in wave motion, esp. electromagnetic wave motion.
2. light1 (def. 2a).
[1910-15]

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radiant energy noun
Energy given out as electromagnetic radiation
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Main Entry:radiant

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radiant energy,
waves of light, heat, or electricity (and, formerly, sound), that are sent out through space; energy in the form of waves, especially electromagnetic waves. X rays, radio waves, and visible light are forms of radiant energy. »

Radiant energy lifted ocean water into the sky and then produced the rain that dropped to the earth to be collected and piped to your house (Ralph E. Lapp).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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