radiate
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to give off)
a. radiar
The fire was radiating so much heat we had to move back.El fuego radiaba tanto calor que nos tuvimos que echar para atrás.
b. emitir
The streetlamps radiated a dim, yellow light.Las farolas emitían una luz tenue y amarilla.
c. irradiar
El aparato irradiaba calor.The device radiated heat.
2. (to project)
a. irradiar
The actor walked down the street, radiating self-confidence.El actor se paseaba por la calle irradiando confianza en sí mismo.
b. rebosar
The kids radiated enthusiasm.Los chicos rebosaban entusiasmo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to extend)
a. extenderse de forma radial
The road network radiates out from the capital.La red de carreteras se extiende de forma radial de la capital.
b. partir
The lines radiate out from the center like the spokes of a wheel.Las líneas parten del punto central como los radios de una rueda.
c. difundirse
I found my way around the room by the dim light that radiated from my cellphone.Fui por la habitación con la luz tenue que se difundía de mi celular.
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radiate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (heat, light)
a. irradiar
2. (fig)
a. irradiar (happiness, enthusiasm)
3. (health)
a. rebosar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a. irradiar
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radiate [ˈreɪdɪeɪt]
transitive verb
radiar; irradiar
intransitive verb
to radiate from [+lines, streets] partir de; light radiated from an opening in the tunnel roof la luz se difundía por una abertura en el techo del túnel; lines that radiate from the centre líneas que parten del centro; hostility radiated from him irradiaba hostilidad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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