Definition of reradiate in English:

reradiate

verb

  • 1with object To radiate again (something that has been absorbed or received).

  • 2no object To be emitted again as radiation; to radiate out again. rare before late 20th cent.

  • 3no object To emit radiation following the absorption of radiated energy.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From re- + radiate. Compare earlier reradiation and reradiating.

Pronunciation

reradiate

/ˌriːˈreɪdɪeɪt/