Luminate



v.

1620s (now obsolete), from Latin luminatus, past participle of luminare (see luminary). Related: Luminated; luminating.

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  • Lumined

    [loo-muh-nes] /ˌlu məˈnɛs/ verb (used without object), luminesced, luminescing. 1. to exhibit . /ˌluːmɪˈnɛs/ verb 1. (intransitive) to exhibit luminescence

  • Luminescence

    [loo-muh-nes-uh ns] /ˌlu məˈnɛs əns/ noun 1. the emission of light not caused by incandescence and occurring at a temperature below that of incandescent bodies. 2. the light produced by such an emission. /ˌluːmɪˈnɛsəns/ noun 1. (physics) n. 1884, from Latin lumen (genitive luminis) “light” (see luminous) + -escence. Fluorescence and Phosphorescence — Prof. E. […]



  • Luminescent

    [loo-muh-nes-uh ns] /ˌlu məˈnɛs əns/ noun 1. the emission of light not caused by incandescence and occurring at a temperature below that of incandescent bodies. 2. the light produced by such an emission. /ˌluːmɪˈnɛsəns/ noun 1. (physics) 1889, from luminescence + -ent. n. 1884, from Latin lumen (genitive luminis) “light” (see luminous) + -escence. Fluorescence […]

  • Luminism

    [loo-muh-niz-uh m] /ˈlu məˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. a style of landscape painting practiced by some mid-19th-century American artists, especially of the Hudson River School, that emphasized meticulously crafted realism and a technically precise rendering of atmosphere and of the effects produced by direct and reflected light.



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