v. expose to radiation; cast rays of light upon
It's the fourth U.S. plant built by SureBeam, which uses electron beams and X-rays to irradiate food.
Sentence in Classic:
He stands before me again, his bluff hairy face irradiating with a joyful love and pride, for which I can find no description.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
She turned, being then in the brightness of a lamp; and raising her hood a little, showed a quiet oval face, dark and rather delicate, irradiated by a pair of very gentle eyes, and further set off by the perfect order of her shining black hair.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
The strength of the victory shone forth from her as she lifted her irradiated face from the child on her knees.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
About half an hour afterwards he attempted again to speak but was unable; he pressed my hand feebly, and his eyes closed forever, while the irradiation of a gentle smile passed away from his lips.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
The light raised by her breath had been very fitful, and a momentary irradiation of flesh was all that it had disclosed of her face.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context