Meaning of irradiate
Pronunciation: (v.i-rā'dē-āt"adj.i-rā'dē-it, -āt"), [key]
— v., adj. -at•ed, -at•ing,
- to shed rays of light upon; illuminate.
- to illumine intellectually or spiritually.
- to brighten as if with light.
- to radiate (light, illumination, etc.).
- to heat with radiant energy.
- to treat by exposure to radiation, as of ultraviolet light.
- to expose to radiation.
- to emit rays; shine.
- to become radiant.
- irradiated; bright.
- irradiate (Thesaurus)