"radiating" in the verb sense
send out rays or waves
"The sun radiates heat"
send out real or metaphoric rays
"She radiates happiness"
3. radiate, ray
extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center
"spokes radiate from the hub of the wheel"
"This plants radiate spines in all directions"
4. glow, beam, radiate, shine
have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink
"Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays
"The sun is radiating"
6. glow, beam, radiate, shine
experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion
"She was beaming with joy"
"Her face radiated with happiness"
issue or emerge in rays or waves
"Heat radiated from the metal box"
8. diversify, radiate
spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate
"The plants on this island diversified"
"radiating" in the adjective sense
diverging from a common point
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