a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
"follow God's light"
the degree of visibility of your environment
clarification, elucidation, illumination(noun)
an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding
"the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook"
the luminous flux incident on a unit area
painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)
The act of illuminating, or supplying with light; the state of being illuminated.
Festive decoration of houses or buildings with lights.
Adornment of books and manuscripts with colored illustrations. See illuminate (transitive verb).
the act of illuminating, or supplying with light; the state of being illuminated
festive decoration of houses or buildings with lights
adornment of books and manuscripts with colored illustrations. See Illuminate, v. t., 3
that which is illuminated, as a house; also, an ornamented book or manuscript
that which illuminates or gives light; brightness; splendor; especially, intellectual light or knowledge
the special communication of knowledge to the mind by God; inspiration
Origin: [L. illuminatio: cf. F. illumination.]
Illumination is an album by R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire. It was released in September 2005 on Sanctuary Records. It featured collaborations with several artists including Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Kenny G, Kelly Rowland, will.i.am, and Brian McKnight. Illumination debuted at number 32 on the Billboard 200 Chart, and number 8 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart.
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The numerical value of illumination in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of illumination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Statistics are like a drunk with a lampost: used more for support than illumination.
He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lampposts -- for support rather than for illumination.
Illumination just has a way of creating 'want to see' movies, they make movies that resonate with audiences.
Seek for illumination of self, and then the world, through the simple, humble, almighty, supreme virtue of love.
The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.
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- iluminación, ilustraciónSpanish
- enluminure, illuminationFrench
- soilleireachadhScottish Gaelic
- иллюминация, освещениеRussian
- bôi lênVietnamese
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