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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to release rays)
a. to radiate
La estufa irradia mucho calor. No te le acerques mucho.The heater radiates a lot of heat. Don't get too close to it.
2. (to subject to radiation)
a. to irradiate
El doctor afirma que hay que irradiar la zona afectada por las células cancerígenas.The doctor says that the area affected by the carcinogenic cells must be irradiated.
3. (to transmit)
a. radiate
La cara de Sonia irradia felicidad desde que tuvo al bebé.Sonia's face radiates with happiness since she had her baby.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (luz, calor)
a. to radiate
2. (alimentos, enfermo, órgano)
a. to irradiate
3. (simpatía, felicidad)
a. to radiate
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transitive verb
1 (emanar) to irradiate; radiate
irradia energía y vitalidad irradia una amenaza imponente agitación revolucionaria, que desde España, irradió a otros países
2 (Med) to irradiate
la comestibilidad de alimentos irradiados revisaba tubos nuevos de rayos X irradiando su propia mano sufrió cáncer de piel no dispone de medios para irradiar a los pacientes de cáncer cuando a un embrión o larva de estas características se le irradia con rayos X
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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