radiancy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n radiancy the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Radiancy The quality of being radiant; brilliancy; effulgence; vivid brightness; as, the radiance of the sun. "Girt with omnipotence, with radiance crowned.""What radiancy of glory,
      What light beyond compare !"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n radiancy Same as radiance.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Radiancy quality of being radiant: brilliancy: splendour
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Quotations

  • Walter Benjamin
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    “Separation penetrates the disappearing person like a pigment and steeps him in gentle radiance.”
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    “If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst forth at once in the sky, that would be like the splendour of the Mighty One. I am mighty, world-destroying Time”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. radians, -antis, pr.p. of radiāre, -ātum, to radiate—radius.

Usage

In literature:

Minute particles of pale-greenish radiance were gathering about the other.
"Star Hunter" by Andre Alice Norton
She switched on the light and we stood for a moment on the threshold, dazzled by the unaccustomed radiance.
"The Lost Valley" by J. M. Walsh
Like the Moon in holy lustre, like the Earth in patience deep, Like the Sun be full of radiance, strong like wind's resistless sweep!
"Maha-bharata" by Anonymous
Just as whatsoever stars there be, their radiance avails not the sixteenth part of the radiance of the moon.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
The grief and misfortune which had shorn some of his radiance had given a more human spell to what remained.
"Marriage à la mode" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
He is the Prophet shorn of his more awful splendour; burning with mild equable radiance, as the enlightener of daily life.
"Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History" by Thomas Carlyle
They were tiny pinpoints of radiance, red, green, orange, and yellow, shining with intense brilliance.
"The Black Star Passes" by John W Campbell
But the radiance-beam remained unaffected.
"Wandl the Invader" by Raymond King Cummings
Religion, you believe, colours all your life, suffuses it with goodness as with a radiance.
"Brother Copas" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Suddenly the relay sounded again; the beam of radiance disappeared as quickly as it had come.
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
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In poetry:

And now the sun in tinted splendor sank,
The west was all aglow with crimson light;
The bay seemed like a sheet of burnished gold,
Its waters glistened with such radiance bright.
"Drifting" by Olivia Ward Bush-Banks
Hard was thy fate, Eliza!—It was thine,
Tho' wit thy mind, tho' beauty grac'd thy form,
Behind Affliction's weeping cloud to shine,
With star-like radiance, in a night of storm.
"Lines Written At Brighton" by Sir John Carr
Faint gleams the evening radiance thro' the sky,
The sober twilight dimly darkens round;
In short quick circles the shrill bat flits by,
And the slow vapour curls along the ground.
"To Contemplation" by Robert Southey
And as the evening darkens, lo! how bright,
Through the deep purple of the twilight air,
Beams forth the sudden radiance of its light
With strange, unearthly splendor in the glare!
"By The Seaside : The Lighthouse" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
And our melancholy frost
Woke to radiance in his rays,
Who wore the look of one we lost
In the far-away dim days;
No prayer, we sighed, the dead may move,
Yet he came again, my love!
"Love Hiding" by Roden Berkeley Wriothesley Noel
Sear'd by disease whan balmy rest
Flees trembling frae her downy nest;
Starting frae horror's dreams opprest,
I see thee come
Wi' radiance mild that cheers the breast
And lights the gloom!
"The Scottish Muse" by Hector MacNeill

In news:

CMC's Radiance bows all-digital, end-to-end ad distribution platform.
Burt's Bees Radiance Body Lotion .
NGA 's French Galleries Re-open Jan 28 to Renewed Radiance and Delight.
Sencore last week announced new features for its Radiance series of video processors.
Comcast Media Center's Radiance updates AdDelivery.
David Gibson has already reported on the death this morning of Cardinal Avery Dulles after some months of growing physical paralysis that did not diminish his mental alertness or his spiritual radiance .
" Now comes " Radiance ," a double-disc set of solo piano improvisations from Jarrett - the first in nearly 10 years due to illness - ...
Radiance 's New CDN App Boosts File Delivery.
Kelly AuCoin, Ana Reeder , Kohl Sudduth and Aaron Roman Weiner star in the Labyrinth Theater Company's world premiere of Cusi Cram's Radiance, which began Off-Broadway previews Nov 1 at the Bank Street Theater.
Kelly AuCoin, Ana Reeder , Kohl Sudduth and Aaron Roman Weiner will appear in the LAByrinth Theater Company's world premiere of Cusi Cram's Radiance, which will begin Off-Broadway previews Nov 1 at the Bank Street Theater.
Given the radiance of her voice and her personality, Renée Fleming couldn't be better suited to the vast and uplifting portion of the classical repertoire known as sacred music.
Osmocote ® Presents: Rudbeckia 'Radiance'.
Seafoam for Skin Radiance.
Diane Lane has long been in search of the right role to blend her actor's grit and star radiance.
The magical harvest moon casts a radiance over this touching story of the triumph of imagination.
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In science:

To account for diffraction due to either amplitude or phase variations, we introduced the concept of the virtual light sources with varying, possibly negative, radiance along different angles.
Augmenting Light Field to model Wave Optics effects
Wilczek, “Effect of self-interaction on charged black hole radiance,” Nucl.
A WKB-like approach to Unruh Radiation
We are referring to the problem of radiance of a near-extremal ReissnerNordstrom hole .
A Simple Stationary Line Element for the Schwarzschild Geometry, and Some Applications
This corresponds to the spectral radiance of a clear zenith sky with a sun elevation of 77◦ (Zissis and Larocca, 1978).
Quantum Cryptography
By multiplying the radiance by λ2 , one obtains the spectral power density.
Quantum Cryptography
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