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Definition of Luminous

Luminous
Luminous Lu"mi*nous, a. [L. luminosus, fr. lumen light: cf. F. lumineux. See Luminary, Illuminate.] 1. Shining; emitting or reflecting light; brilliant; bright; as, the is a luminous body; a luminous color. Fire burneth wood, making it . . . luminous. --Bacon. The mountains lift . . . their lofty and luminous heads. --Longfellow. 2. Illuminated; full of light; bright; as, many candles made the room luminous. Up the staircase moved a luminous space in the darkness. --Longfellow. 3. Enlightened; intelligent; also, clear; intelligible; as, a luminous mind. `` Luminous eloquence.' --Macaulay. `` A luminous statement.' --Brougham. Luminous paint, a paint made up with some phosphorescent substance, as sulphide of calcium, which after exposure to a strong light is luminous in the dark for a time. Syn: Lucid; clear; shining; perspicuous. -- Lu"mi*nous*ly, adv. -- Lu"mi*nous*ness, n.

Meaning of Luminous from wikipedia

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- Luminous efficacy is a measure of how well a light source produces visible light. It is the ratio of luminous flux to power, measured in lumens per watt...
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- SI derived unit of luminous flux, a measure of the total quantity of visible light emitted by a source per unit of time. Luminous flux differs from power...
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