radiance
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radiance(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (brightness)
a. el resplandor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The radiance of the giant Christmas tree lit up the whole square.El resplandor del enorme árbol navideño iluminaba toda la plaza.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(joy)
a. lo radiante
The audience was captivated by the radiance of the singer.El público estaba cautivado por lo radiante que estaba la cantante.
3. (physics)
a. la radiancia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In today's lecture, we'll be talking about basic optics, and we're going to start with radiance.En la clase de hoy hablaremos de óptica elemental, y vamos a empezar con la radiancia.
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radiance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of light)
a. el resplandor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of person, smile)
a. el esplendor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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radiance [ˈreɪdɪəns]
noun
1 (glow) [of face, personality, beauty] lo radiante
2 (brightness) [of sun, colour, light] resplandor (m)
3 (Fís) radiancia (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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