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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

- Luminous may refer to: Luminous flame, a flame emitting visible light Luminous (EP), an EP by Cesium 137 Luminous (John Hicks and Elise Wood album), 1985–88...
- In photometry, luminous intensity is a measure of the wavelength-weighted power emitted by a light source in a particular direction per unit solid angle...
- In photometry, luminous flux or luminous power is the measure of the perceived power of light. It differs from radiant flux, the measure of the total...
- /kænˈdiːlə/; symbol: cd) is the base unit of luminous intensity in the International System of Units (SI); that is, luminous power per unit solid angle emitted...
- 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...
- perception. Similarly, luminous emittance is the luminous flux per unit area emitted from a surface. Luminous emittance is also known as luminous exitance. In SI...
- 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...
- Luminous mind (Skt: prabhāsvara-citta or ābhāsvara-citta, Pali: pabh****ara citta; Tib: འོད་གསལ་གྱི་སེམས་ ’od gsal gyi sems; Ch: 光明心 guangmingxin; Jpn:...
- Luminous Engine (ルミナス・エンジン, Ruminasu Enjin), originally called Luminous Studio (ルミナス・スタジオ, Ruminasu Sutajio), is a multi-platform game engine developed...
- Luminous Arc is a series of tactical role-playing video games originally developed by Imageepoch, prior to the company's bankruptcy. The series began with...