radiant Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"radiant" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈreɪ.di.ənt/

radiant adjective (HAPPY/BEAUTIFUL)

obviously very ​happy, or very ​beautiful: He gave a radiant smile when he ​heard her ​news.

radiant adjective (HEAT/LIGHT)

[before noun] producingheat or ​light: a radiant ​heater the radiant ​heat of the ​sun
(Definition of radiant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"radiant" in American English

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 us   /ˈreɪ·di·ənt/

radiant adjective (EXPRESSIVE)

expressinggreathappiness, ​hope, or ​beauty: The ​bridelooked radiant on her ​weddingday.

radiant adjective (SENDING OUT HEAT/LIGHT)

sending out or ​possessingheat or ​light: Plants ​absorb radiant ​energy from ​sunlight.
(Definition of radiant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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