Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Irradiate (Page: 789)

Ir*ra"di*ate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Irradiated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Irradiating (?).] [L. irradiatus, p. p. of irradiate. See In- in, and Radiate.]

1. To throw rays of light upon; to illuminate; to brighten; to adorn with luster.

Thy smile irradiates yon blue fields. Sir W. Jones.

2. To enlighten intellectually; to illuminate; as, to irradiate the mind. Bp. Bull.

3. To animate by heat or light. Sir M. Hale.

4. To radiate, shed, or diffuse.

A splendid faade, . . . irradiating hospitality. H. James.

Irradiate (Page: 789)

Ir*ra"di*ate, v. i. To emit rays; to shine.


Irradiate (Page: 789)

Ir*ra"di*ate (?), a. [L. irradiatus, p. p.] Illuminated; irradiated. Mason.