- Radiant energy is energy that travels by waves or particles, particularly electromagnetic radiation such as heat or x-rays.
An example of radiant energy is the source of energy used in radiation therapy.
radiant energy definition by Webster's New World
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energy traveling in waves; esp., electromagnetic radiation, as heat, light, or X-rays
radiant energy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Energy transferred by radiation, especially by an electromagnetic wave.
radiant energy - Science Definition
Energy in the form of waves, especially electromagnetic waves. Radio waves, x-rays, and visible light are all forms of radiant energy.