irradiate irradiate  /ɪ ˈreɪ di ˌeɪt/


  1. (v) give spiritual insight to; in religion
  2. (v) cast rays of light upon
  3. (v) expose to radiation



  1. So did this: detonated in lower Manhattan, a 10-kiloton bomb would kill some 100,000 civilians and irradiate 700,000 more, flattening everything in a half-mile diameter.
  2. Scarcely had he settled to his task when his doctor friend begged him to come and irradiate his sister, who was dying of septicemia.
  3. The company's Synchrony program allows doctors to irradiate lung tumors by synchronizing the robotic arm with the rise and fall of a patient's breathing.


  • Vice officers arrest 11

    As part of the City of San Bernardino’s effort to irradiate prostitution and the human trafficking issues associated with it, the San Bernardino Police Department’s Vice/Narcotics Unit conducted an undercover operation resulting in several arrests.
    on February 24, 2014     Source: Highland Community News

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