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irradiating


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Irradiate  \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  fa?ade,  .  .  .  irradiating  hospitality. 
  --H.  James. 




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