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irradiate

ir·ra·di·ate

irradiate

 
pronunciation:
ih reI di eIt
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: irradiated, irradiates, irradiating
definition 1: to expose to radiation, esp. as a medical treatment.
similar words:
bombard
definition 2: to emit as or like rays of light.
similar words:
radiate
definition 3: to illuminate with or as if with light rays; cast light on.
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derivations: irradiative (adj.), irradiator (n.)
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