What does radiant energy mean?

Definitions for radiant energy
ra·di·ant en·er·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. radiant energy(noun)

    energy that is transmitted in the form of (electromagnetic) radiation; energy that exists in the absence of matter


  1. radiant energy(Noun)

    Energy in a form that can radiate, generally electromagnetic energy.


  1. Radiant energy

    Radiant energy is the energy of electromagnetic waves. The quantity of radiant energy may be calculated by integrating radiant flux with respect to time and, like all forms of energy, its SI unit is the joule. The term is used particularly when radiation is emitted by a source into the surrounding environment. Radiant energy may be visible or invisible to the human eye.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Radiant Energy

    Energy, generally existing in the luminiferous ether, kinetic and exercised in wave transmission, and rendered sensible by conversion of its energy into some other form of energy, such as thermal energy. If the ether waves are sufficiently short and not too short, they directly affect the optic nerve and are known as light waves; they may be so short as to be inappreciable by the eye, yet possess the power of determining chemical change, when they are known as actinic waves; they may be also so long as to be inappreciable by the eye, when they may be heat-producing waves, or obscure waves. Other forms of energy may be radiant, as sound energy dispersed by the air, and gravitational energy, whose connection with the ether has not yet been demonstrated.

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How to say radiant energy in sign language?

  1. radiantenergy


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of radiant energy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of radiant energy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  • الطاقة الاشعاعيةArabic
  • energía radianteSpanish
  • Energie radianteFrench
  • दीप्तिमान ऊर्जाHindi

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