Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun radiance

3 senses of radiance

Sense 1
radiance, glow, glowing -- (the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface)
       => light, visible light, visible radiation -- ((physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window")

Sense 2
radiance, radiancy, shine, effulgence, refulgence, refulgency -- (the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light)
       => brightness -- (the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white)

Sense 3
radiance -- (an attractive combination of good health and happiness; "the radiance of her countenance")
       => happiness, felicity -- (state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy)
       => good health, healthiness -- (the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease)

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