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Definition of Luminousness

Luminousness
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 Luminousness from wikipedia

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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
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- 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...
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- Luminous paint or luminescent paint is paint that exhibits luminescence. In other words, it gives off visible light through fluorescence, phosp****scence...
- Luminous mind (Skt: prabhāsvara-citta or ābhāsvara-citta, Pali: pabh****ara citta; Tib. འོ་སལ་གྱི་སེམས་ ’od gsal gyi sems; C. 光明心 guangmingxin; J. 光明心 kōmyōshin;...