Definition of Radiant energy

1. Noun. Energy that is transmitted in the form of (electromagnetic) radiation; energy that exists in the absence of matter.

Generic synonyms: Energy, Free Energy
Specialized synonyms: Luminous Energy



Definition of Radiant energy

1. Noun. Energy in a form that can radiate, generally electromagnetic energy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Radiant energy

1. Energy contained in light rays or any other form of radiation. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Radiant Energy

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radiality
radially
radially symmetrical
radials
radian
radiance
radiances
radiancies
radiancy
radians
radiansphere
radianspheres
radiant
radiant energies
radiant energy (current term)
radiant flux
radiant heat
radiant heating
radiant intensity
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radiants
radiary
radiata
radiatas
radiate
radiate crown
radiate layer of tympanic membrane
radiate ligament

Literary usage of Radiant energy

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1. A Text-book of Physics by John Henry Poynting, Joseph John Thomson (1904)
"In this chapter we shall investigate the nature of radiant energy, and discuss its emission from sources and its absorption and reflection at surfaces upon ..."

2. Conservation of Energy: Being an Elementary Treatise on Energy and Its Laws by Balfour Stewart (1873)
"radiant energy. 178. This form of energy is converted into absorbed heat whenever it falls upon an opaque substance—some of it, however, is generally ..."

3. The conservation of energy: Being an Elementary Treatise on Energy and Its Laws by Balfour Stewart (1874)
"radiant energy. 178. This form of energy is converted into absorbed heat whenever it falls upon an opaque substance—some of it, however, is generally ..."

4. Scientific Papers by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1902)
"THE HISTORY OF THE DOCTRINE OF radiant energy. [Philosophical Magazine ... Langley sketches the development of the modern doctrine of radiant energy, ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1909)
"The kinetic energy of the radiation, which was that of an original radiant beam or column of ether, has been destroyed as radiant energy, but not as ..."

6. Popular Science Monthly (1912)
"Unless the radiant energy were absorbed, it could not do otherwise than accumulate. The accumulation represents the combined radiation of an immense number ..."

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