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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of irradiate.


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  • Lamb every now and then "irradiates", and the beam, though single and fine as a hair, yet is rich with colours, and I both see and feel it.

    Biographia Epistolaris, Volume 1.

  • (He pauses, and the light of a new thought irradiates his face.)


  • We pad, barefoot, through security lines, shove our personal belongings into the maw of an X-ray machine, face the choice of standing in a machine that irradiates us while conducting a strip search or submitting to a groping body search, and then spend more time getting reorganized enough to make it to the gate.

    Kate Hanni: Ten Years Later: Are Travelers Really Safer?

  • Now you step up on a plate, hold on to some handles, and bite down on a piece of plastic while the device irradiates your noggin.

    Tuesday, Feb. 23 – The Bleat.

  • It also irradiates a certain amount of heat; and, inasmuch as I consider the supposed sub-zero temperature of space as being somewhat exaggerated, I don't think you need worry about any discomfort in open space.

    "He Who Shrank" by Henry Hasse, part 2

  • He is entirely at home in his world, and he irradiates it with the light of his intelligence and with what comes through as the sweetness of his soul.

    Four John Baeder L.A. Taco Trucks, and Five Baeder L.A. Diners (in Three Images)

  • It does no good to have a machine that irradiates and kills all cancer cells, but costs so much that only the members of the local, private golf club can afford it.

    Cuba Has Bypassed the US in Health Care

  • Canada, which led the way in developing irradiation technology, irradiates only spices, onions, and potatoes.

    A Consumer's Guide to Choosing and Preparing Poultry Meats Safely

  • Canaris; it creates Quiroga; it creates Pisacane; it irradiates the great on earth; it was while proceeding whither its breath urge them, that Byron perished at Missolonghi, and that Mazet died at Barcelona; it is the tribune under the feet of Mirabeau, and a crater under the feet of

    Les Miserables

  • Let us prepare for Christmas, therefore, with humility and simplicity, readying ourselves to receive the gift of light, joy and peace that irradiates from this mystery.

    Archive 2008-12-14


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