Meaning of “radiance” in the English Dictionary

"radiance" in British English

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radiancenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈreɪ.di.əns/ us /ˈreɪ.di.əns/

radiance noun [ U ] (LIGHT/HEAT)

light or heat that comes from something:

We basked in the radiance of the African sun.

(Definition of “radiance” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"radiance" in American English

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radiancenoun [ U ]

us /ˈreɪ·di·əns/

radiance noun [ U ] (HEAT/LIGHT)

warmth or heat or bright light:

We basked in the radiance of the afternoon sun.

radiance noun [ U ] (STRONG EXPRESSION)

an expression of great happiness, 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)