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energy that is emitted or propagated in the form of particles or electromagnetic radiation. It is measured in joules.
Energy traveling in the form of electromagnetic waves, measured in units of energy such as joules or kilowatt hours. When this radiation is absorbed by an object in its path, then it may get absorbed partly or completely and transformed into some other form.
radiant energy[′rād·ē·ənt ′en·ər·jē]