• IPA: /ˈɹeɪdi.əns/


  1. The quality of being radiant, shining, bright or splendid.
    • 1667, John Milton, “Book 7”, in Paradise Lost. A Poem Written in Ten Books, London: Printed [by Samuel Simmons], and are to be sold by Peter Parker […] [a]nd by Robert Boulter […] [a]nd Matthias Walker, […], OCLC 228722708 ↗; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667: […], London: Basil Montagu Pickering […], 1873, OCLC 230729554 ↗:
      Girt with omnipotence, with radiance crowned.
  2. (physics) The flux of radiation emitted per unit solid angle in a given direction by a unit area of a source.
  • Italian: radianza
  • Russian: сия́ние
  • Russian: излуче́ние

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