Ra"di*ate, v. t. 1.
To emit or send out in direct lines from a point or points; as,
to radiate heat.
2. To enlighten; to illuminate; to shed light
or brightness on; to irradiate. [R.]
Ra"di*ate (-?t), a. [L.
radiatus, p. p.] 1. Having rays or parts
diverging from a center; radiated; as, a radiate
2. (Bot.) Having in a capitulum large
ray florets which are unlike the disk florets, as in the aster, daisy,
3. (Zoöl.) Belonging to the
Ra"di*ate, n. (Zoöl.)
One of the Radiata.
Ra"di*ate (rā"dĭ*āt), v.
i. [imp. & p. p. Radiated (-
ā`tĕd); p. pr. & vb. n.
Radiating.] [L. radiatus, p. p. of radiare to
furnish with spokes or rays, to radiate, fr. radius ray. See
Radius, Ray a divergent line.] 1.
To emit rays; to be radiant; to shine.
Virtues shine more clear
In them [kings], and radiate like the sun at noon.
2. To proceed in direct lines from a point or
surface; to issue in rays, as light or heat.
Light radiates from luminous bodies directly to
our eyes. Locke.