luminousness
noun see luminous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • luminousness — lu mi*nous*ness n. the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light. Syn: luminosity, luminance, light. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Luminousness — Luminous Lu mi*nous, a. [L. luminosus, fr. lumen light: cf. F. lumineux. See {Luminary}, {Illuminate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Shining; emitting or reflecting light; brilliant; bright; as, the is a luminous body; a luminous color. [1913 Webster] Fire… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • luminousness — See luminously. * * * …   Universalium

  • luminousness — noun The condition of being luminous …   Wiktionary

  • luminousness — n. luminosity, state of being illuminated; shininess, brightness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • luminousness — lu·mi·nous·ness …   English syllables

  • luminousness — noun the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun • Syn: ↑luminosity, ↑brightness, ↑brightness level, ↑luminance, ↑light • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Light — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Light >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 light light ray beam stream gleam streak pencil Sgm: N 1 sunbeam sunbeam moonbeam Sgm: N 1 aurora aurora GRP: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • brightness — noun 1. the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white (Freq. 11) • Ant: ↑dullness • Derivationally related forms: ↑bright • Hypernyms: ↑light, ↑lightness …   Useful english dictionary

  • brightness level — noun the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun • Syn: ↑luminosity, ↑brightness, ↑luminance, ↑luminousness, ↑light • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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