Illuminable
Illuminable Il*lu"mi*na*ble, a. Capable of being illuminated. [1913 Webster]

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  • illuminable — [i(l)lyminabl] adj. ÉTYM. 1866; de illuminer. ❖ 1 Théol. Qui peut recevoir une lumière divine. || « L âme est illuminable » (Littré). ♦ Qui peut recevoir une inspiration s …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • illuminable — (il lu mi na bl ) adj. Qui peut recevoir les illuminations célestes. Dieu est illuminant, l âme est illuminable. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. illuminabilis (QUICHERAT, Addenda), de illuminare, illuminer …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • illuminable — adjective see illumine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • illuminable — illuminability, n. /i looh meuh neuh beuhl/, adj. capable of being illuminated. [1720 30; < L illuminabilis. See ILLUMINE, ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • illuminable — adjective a) that can be illuminated or made lighter b) understandable …   Wiktionary

  • illuminable — adj. may be lit up; may be clarified …   English contemporary dictionary

  • illuminable — il·lu·mi·na·ble …   English syllables

  • illuminable — mə̇nəbəl adjective Etymology: Late Latin illuminabilis, from Latin illuminare to illuminate + abilis able more at illuminate : capable of being illuminated …   Useful english dictionary

  • illumine — illuminable, adj. /i looh min/, v.t., v.i., illumined, illumining. to illuminate. [1300 50; ME illuminen < L illuminare to light up, equiv. to il IL 1 + lumin (s. of lumen) light + a thematic vowel + re inf. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • illumine — transitive verb ( mined; mining) Date: 14th century illuminate • illuminable adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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