noun, plural luces
[loo-seez] /ˈlu siz/ (Show IPA), luxes. Optics.
a unit of illumination, equivalent to 0.0929 foot-candle and equal to the illumination produced by luminous flux of one lumen falling perpendicularly on a surface one meter square. Symbol: lx.
[loo ks, luhks; French lyks] /lʊks, lʌks; French lüks/
luxury; elegance; sumptuousness:
accommodations providing luxe at low rates.
noun (pl) lux
the derived SI unit of illumination equal to a luminous flux of 1 lumen per square metre. 1 lux is equivalent to 0.0929 foot-candle lx
(NZ, informal) to clean with a vacuum cleaner
/lʌks; lʊks; French lyks/
See de luxe
unit of illumination, 1889, from Latin lux “light” (see light (n.)).
“luxury, elegance,” 1550s, from French luxe “luxury, sumptuousness, profusion,” from Latin luxus (see luxury).
n. pl. lux·es or lu·ces (lōō’sēz)
The International System unit of illumination, equal to one lumen per square meter. Also called candle-meter, meter-candle.
Plural luxes or luces (l’sēz)
A SI derived unit of illuminance in photometry, equal to one lumen per square meter.
[Chinese ly-shyahn] /Chinese ˈlüˈʃyɑn/ noun, Pinyin. 1. former name of .
adjective Luxurious; posh: Sapporo/Challenger luxocoupe (1970s+)
verb phrase To behave with hauteur; act condescendingly: He looked down his nose at me as if I were some loathsome thing in his path (1921+)
- Luxol fast blue
Luxol fast blue Lux·ol fast blue (lŭk’sôl’) n. Any of a group of closely related copper phthalocyanine dyes used as stains for myelin in nerve fibers.