effulgence vs radiance what difference

what is difference between effulgence and radiance

English

Alternative forms

  • affulgence

Etymology

From Latin ex- (out of, from) and fulgere (to shine).

Noun

effulgence (countable and uncountable, plural effulgences)

  1. A state of being bright and radiant, splendor, brilliance.
    • 1875, Henry James, Roderick Hudson, New York Edition 1909, hardcover, page 457
      He stood for a moment taking in the effulgence.

Related terms

  • effulgent
  • refulgence


English

Etymology

From Latin radiare + -ance

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹeɪdi.əns/

Noun

radiance (countable and uncountable, plural radiances)

  1. The quality of being radiant, shining, bright or splendid.
  2. (physics) The flux of radiation emitted per unit solid angle in a given direction by a unit area of a source.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Caradine, acridane, canaried, caridean

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