radiance Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “radiance” in the English Dictionary

"radiance" in British English

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radiancenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈreɪ.di.əns/

radiance noun [U] (HAPPINESS/BEAUTY)

happiness, ​beauty, or good ​health that you can ​see in someone's ​face: He was ​struck by the radiance of her ​smile.

radiance noun [U] (LIGHT/HEAT)

light or ​heat that comes from something: We ​basked in the radiance of the ​Africansun.
(Definition of radiance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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radiancenoun [U]

 us   /ˈreɪ·di·əns/

radiance noun [U] (HEAT/LIGHT)

warmth or ​heat or ​brightlight: We ​basked in the radiance of the ​afternoonsun.

radiance noun [U] (STRONG EXPRESSION)

an ​expression of ​greathappiness, ​hope, or ​beauty: There was something about her ​eyes that went beyond radiance.
(Definition of radiance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “radiance”
in Chinese (Simplified) 开心/美丽, 喜气洋洋, 容光焕发…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開心/美麗, 喜氣洋洋, 容光煥發…
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