[loo-sif-er-uh s] /luˈsɪf ər əs/
bringing or providing light.
providing insight or enlightenment.
(rare) bringing or giving light
“light-bringing, emitting light,” 1650s, from Latin lucifer (see Lucifer) + -ous. Figurative use is earliest (1640s) and more common.
lucifugal lu·cif·u·gal (lōō-sĭf’yə-gəl) adj. Avoiding or repelled by light.
1. Lieutenant Colonel. 1. lieutenant colonel 2. long-term care 3. long-term concentration lieutenant colonel
1. (of an aircraft) lighter-than-air. abbreviation 1. Lawn Tennis Association
An early system on the IBM 701. [Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)]. (1995-01-31)