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  • verb Present participle of radiate.

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  • adjective diverging from a common point


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  • The effluvia, the radiating emanations by the aid of which two distant bodies form a calorific communication with each other, have been very appropriately designated by the name of _radiating caloric_.

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  • Jealous of the love radiating from the cordoned-off section of the parking lot, she distracted herself by shooting the smiles of strangers.

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  • Proceeding at a hand gallop along a road that was one of the spokes radiating from the Big House hub,


  • Recovering some of my composure, I became aware for the first time of heat radiating from the lava flow smoldering several feet to my left.

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  • But also had two upon each of its sides, with small circles radiating from the main three sides. (stick with me here, Sirius) Once you draw lines connecting all three sides, the sign for “radiation” appears dead center of the form.

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  • This lesion resembles several red rings encircling white areas, radiating from a white central blister; it is often referred to as a "bull's eye" or "target" lesion.

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  • Councilwoman Dilenna Harris, indicating the close-knit feeling radiating from the crowd.

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  • Light pushes away darkness and flows through them in radiating circles of energy and everything glows white hot and brilliant.

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  • She will light the Imagine Peace Tower on Videy island near the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik on what would have been Lennon's 67th birthday … The tower is a beam of light, radiating from a wishing well bearing the words "imagine peace" in 24 languages.

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  • Lower, even, than the time that one toddler in the library storytime group was drawn by the tractor beam radiating from the butt crack exposed by your – yes, again – low-riding skinny jeans and stuck his hand down there and yelled BUM!

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