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Search Results for: luminous


Luminous 1. Shining; emitting or reflecting light; brilliant; bright; as, the is a luminous body; a luminous colour. Fire... Read More


Candle --> candela (Science: physics, unit) The si unit of luminous intensity, 1 lumen per m2; the luminous intensity, in a... Read More


Brightness (Science: microscopy) The brightness of an extended luminous source is termed the intensity per unit area... Read More


Eclipse 1. (Science: astronomy) An interception or obscuration of the light of the sun, moon, or other luminous body, by the... Read More

Mothman – Alien from another world, or a being from the spiritual realm

More than a film or the 12 foot tall, stainless steel sculpture on display in downtown Point Pleasant in West Virginia,... Read More

Base units

Base units The fundamental units of length, mass, time, electric current, thermodynamic temperature, amount of substance,... Read More


The quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun.The... Read More

Resolving power

resolving power 1. (Science: optics) The resolution of an optical system defines the closest proximity of two objects that... Read More


Lux a unit of light or illumination; the reception of a luminous flux of 1 lumen per square meter of surface. Synonym:... Read More

Cone of light

Cone of light --> pyramid of light a triangular area at the anterior inferior part of the tympanic membrane, running from... Read More


Illustrate 1. To make clear, bright, or luminous. Here, when the moon illustrates all the sky. (Chapman) 2. To set in a... Read More


Anthracite a hard, compact variety of mineral coal, of high luster, differing from bituminous coal in containing little or... Read More


radiate 1. To emit rays; to be radiant; to shine. Virtues shine more clear In them kings, and radiant like the sun at noon.... Read More

Visual image

visual image A collection of foci corresponding to all the luminous points of an... Read More

Airy disk

Airy disk (Science: microscopy) The image of a bright point object as focused by a lens system. With monochromatic light, it... Read More


Incandescent white, glowing, or luminous, with intense heat; as, incandescent carbon or platinum; hence, clear; shining;... Read More


star To set or adorn with stars, or bright, radiating bodies; to bespangle; as, a robe starred with gems. A sable curtain... Read More


nebula Origin: L, mist, cloud; akin to Gr, cloud, mist, G. Nebel mist, OHG. Nebul, D. Nevel, Skr. Nabhas cloud, mist. Cf.... Read More


Lightning 1. A discharge of atmospheric electricity, accompanied by a vivid flash of light, commonly from one cloud to... Read More


obscure 1. Covered over, shaded, or darkened; destitute of light; imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim. His lamp shall be put... Read More


Elasticity 1. The quality of being elastic; the inherent property in bodies by which they recover their former figure or... Read More


radiant 1. Emitting or proceeding as from a center; rays; radiating; radiate. 2. Especially, emitting or darting rays of... Read More


sun (Science: botany) See sunn. 1. The luminous orb, the light of which constitutes day, and its absence night; the central... Read More


Brush 1. An instrument composed of bristles, or other like material, set in a suitable back or handle, as of wood, bone, or... Read More


Definition noun (1) (physics) The electromagnetic radiation of any wavelength, or sometimes only referring to a range of... Read More

Light energy

Definition noun A form of energy consisting of particle-like photons with wavelike properties, and in which affects the... Read More