from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To emit (absorbed radiation) anew: "Different organic materials in the soil reradiate the sun's heat at different rates” ( Lori Oliwenstein).
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- v. To absorb some amount of radiative energy, and then later emit that energy in the form of radiative energy. The term is most often used in discussion of absorption of light or infrared radiation.
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