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Corradiation

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Corradia'tion. n.s. [con and radius, Lat.] A conjunction of rays in one point.

The impression of colour worketh not but by a cone of direct beams, or right lines, whereof the basis is in the object, and the vertical point in the eye; so as there is a corradiation, and conjunction of beams. Bacon's Natural History, №. 277.

Sources: Bacon, Francis (396)

Attributes: Latin (690) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Corradiation." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: August 3, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=21543.


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