a measure of the amount of radiation emitted from a point expressed as the radiant flux per unit solid angle leaving this source Ie
[rey-dee-uh nt] /ˈreɪ di ənt/ adjective 1. emitting rays of light; shining; bright: the radiant sun; radiant colors. 2. bright with joy, hope, etc.: radiant smiles; a radiant future. 3. Physics. emitted or propagated by radiation. 4. Heraldry. noun 5. a point or object from which rays proceed. 6. Astronomy. the point in the heavens […]
[rey-dee-ey-tuh, -ah-tuh] /ˌreɪ diˈeɪ tə, -ˈɑ tə/ noun, Biology. 1. (in some classification systems) a major grouping that includes more or less radially symmetrical animals, as coelenterates (jellyfish, sea anemones, corals), ctenophores (comb jellies), and echinoderms (starfish, sea urchins, sea cucumbers).
- Radiata pine
/ˌreɪdɪˈɑːtə/ noun 1. a pine tree, Pinus radiata, native to the western USA. but grown in Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere to produce building timber Often shortened to radiata
- Radiate crown
radiate crown n. A fan-shaped fiber mass on the white matter of the cerebral cortex, composed of the widely radiating fibers of the internal capsule.