give spiritual insight to; in religion
cast rays of light upon
expose to radiation
To expose to radiation of any kind, especially ionizing radiation; as, to sterilize food by irradiating it with gamma rays; one can cause mutations in bacteria by irradiating them with ultraviolet light.
Origin: [L. irradiatus, p. p. of irradiate. See In- in, and Radiate.]
To throw rays of light upon; to illuminate; to brighten; to adorn with luster.
Thy smile irradiates yon blue fields. --Sir W. Jones.
To enlighten intellectually; to illuminate; as, to irradiate the mind.
To animate by heat or light.
To radiate, shed, or diffuse.
A splendid faade,... irradiating hospitality. --H. James.
To emit rays; to shine.
To treat (food) with ionizing radiation in order to destroy bacteria
Illuminated; irradiated; made brilliant or splendid.
Origin: From irradiatus
to throw rays of light upon; to illuminate; to brighten; to adorn with luster
to enlighten intellectually; to illuminate; as, to irradiate the mind
to animate by heat or light
to radiate, shed, or diffuse
to emit rays; to shine
Origin: [L. irradiatus, p. p.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ir-rā′di-āt, v.t. to dart rays of light upon or into: to adorn with lustre: to decorate with shining ornaments: to animate with light or heat: to illuminate the understanding.—v.i. to emit rays: to shine.—adj. adorned with rays of light or with lustre.—ns. Irrā′diance, Irrā′diancy, the throwing of rays of light on (any object): that which irradiates or is irradiated: beams of light emitted: splendour.—adj. Irrā′diant, irradiating or shedding beams of light.—n. Irradiā′tion, act of irradiating or emitting beams of light: that which is irradiated: brightness: intellectual light.—adj. Irrā′diātive.
The numerical value of irradiate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of irradiate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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