reradiate

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

reradiate (third-person singular simple present reradiates, present participle reradiating, simple past and past participle reradiated)

  1. 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.

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ReferencesEdit

  • [1], Merriam-Webster online
  • [2], American Heritage dictionary (via freedictionary.com)
Last modified on 9 May 2011, at 00:21