Definition of 'radiant'
Example sentences containing 'radiant'
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These are most useful on top of kitchen cabinets or beneath shelves to contribute more radiant light. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This drawing shows the frequency of some of the common forms of radiant energy. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)You can also use it as a blusher to give your cheeks a radiant glow. The Sun (2010)Up close, her face looks plausibly radiant. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Use one at least once a week for a clearer, more radiant complexion. The Sun (2013)The new princess's radiant happiness will be a treasured memory of this amazing day. The Sun (2011)The skin looks lighter, more radiant. Times, Sunday Times (2007)See also grand unified theory; radiant energy. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)The result is a radiant, smooth complexion. Times, Sunday Times (2008)After a month, the complexion was more radiant. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I feel the radiant heat burning the back of my hand. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I woke with a radiant sense of happiness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And the radiant bride did what she does best - had her friends and family crying with laughter and sadness. The Sun (2009)Sounds gross, but the soil is made up of minerals that encourage faster cell renewal for a radiant complexion. The Sun (2012)The result: a radiant glow. The Sun (2014)The face cream had a good consistency and left the face looking radiant and fresh, although there was no improvement on the wrinkles. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Human eyes perceive optical waves, but the optical part of the spectrum occupies only a very small part of the total spectrum of radiant energy. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)The colour is gorgeous, too, and makes my face seem more radiant. The Sun (2007)It's relaxing, leaves your skin glowing and radiant. The Sun (2014)They don't mind in the slightest, warmed as they are by the radiant glow of just being here. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Juniors have flown high, only for the majority to crash to the ground, much like a moth when striking a particularly radiant light. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Notice also that the range, or spectrum, of visible light frequencies is only a very small part of the whole spectrum of radiant energy. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)
Translations for 'radiant'
British English: radiant ADJECTIVE
Someone who is radiant is so happy that their happiness shows in their face.
On her wedding day the bride looked truly radiant.
Definition of radiant from the Collins English Dictionary
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