Self-luminous



adjective
1.
radiating or reflecting light; shining; bright.
2.
lighted up or illuminated; well-lighted:
the luminous ballroom.
3.
brilliant intellectually; enlightened or enlightening, as a writer or a writer’s works:
a luminous concept; luminous prose.
4.
clear; readily intelligible:
a concise, luminous report.
adjective
1.
radiating or reflecting light; shining; glowing: luminous colours
2.
(not in technical use) exhibiting luminescence: luminous paint
3.
full of light; well-lit
4.
(of a physical quantity in photometry) evaluated according to the visual sensation produced in an observer rather than by absolute energy measurements: luminous flux, luminous intensity Compare radiant
5.
easily understood; lucid; clear
6.
enlightening or wise

luminous lu·mi·nous (lōō’mə-nəs)
adj.
Emitting light, especially emitting self-generated light.

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