[luhks] /lʌks/

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.
[fee-aht loo ks; English fee-aht luhks, fahy-uh t] /ˈfi ɑt ˈlʊks; English ˈfi ɑt ˈlʌks, ˈfaɪ ət/
let there be light.
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

unit of illumination, 1889, from Latin lux “light” (see light (n.)).

lux (lŭks)
n. pl. lux·es or lu·ces (lōō’sēz)
Abbr. lx
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.

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