Definition of Reradiate

1. Verb. 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. ¹



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Definition of Reradiate

1. radiate [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES] - See also: radiate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reradiate

requites
requiting
requits
requitted
requote
requoted
requotes
requoting
requoyle
requoyled
requoyles
rerack
reracked
reracking
reracks
reradiate (current term)
reradiated
reradiates
reradiating
reradiation
reradiations
rerail
rerailed
rerailer
rerailers
rerailing
rerails
reraise
reraised
reraises

Literary usage of Reradiate

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1. Biomass Energy: A Glossary of Terms edited by Craig L. Chase (1998)
"The carbonaceous particles in the flame zone absorb and reradiate some of this energy. Radiant energy emanating from the carbonaceous particles and from the ..."

2. Optics by Benjamin Crowell (2000)
"Energy from the light beam is momentarily transformed into extra kinetic energy of the electrons, but because the electrons are accelerating they reradiate ..."

3. Clean Use of Coal by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"They are not a good reflector of incoming solar radiation, and they absorb radiation from below and reradiate it at a much lower temperature. ..."

4. Annual Energy Review, 1994by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... and other gases—are those which block infrared radiation 1 Earth to space and reradiate the captured heat to the atmosphere, warming effect, ..."

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