the distance at which a certain light, as that of a lighthouse, is visible in clear weather, disregarding interference from obstructions and from the curvature of the earth and depending on the power of the light.
lumirhodopsin lu·mi·rho·dop·sin (lōō’mə-rō-dŏp’sĭn) n. An intermediate formed during the bleaching of rhodopsin by light.
/luːˈmɪstəˌrɒl/ noun 1. (biochem) a steroid compound produced when ergosterol is exposed to ultraviolet radiation. Formula: C28H44O
/ˈlʌmɪ/ interjection 1. (Brit) an exclamation of surprise or dismay
[luhm-uh ks] /ˈlʌm əks/ noun, Informal. 1. a clumsy, stupid person. /ˈlʌməks/ noun 1. (informal) a clumsy or stupid person n. 1825, East Anglian slang, perhaps from dumb ox, influenced by lumbering; or from E. Anglian dialectal form of verb lummock “move heavily or clumsily,” of uncertain origin. noun A stupid, clumsy person; klutz [1841+; […]