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ˈlu mə nənslu·mi·nance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. luminosity, brightness, brightness level, luminance, luminousness, lightnoun

    the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light

    "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"

Wiktionary

  1. luminancenoun

    the quality of being luminous

  2. luminancenoun

    the luminous flux emitted in a given direction divided by the product of the projected area of the source element perpendicular to the direction and the solid angle containing that direction, i.e. luminous intensity divided by unit area; measured in stilbs or apostilbs

Freebase

  1. Luminance

    Luminance is a photometric measure of the luminous intensity per unit area of light travelling in a given direction. It describes the amount of light that passes through or is emitted from a particular area, and falls within a given solid angle. The SI unit for luminance is candela per square metre. A non-SI term for the same unit is the "nit". The CGS unit of luminance is the stilb, which is equal to one candela per square centimetre or 10 kcd/m².

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of luminance in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of luminance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
    • A. efface
    • B. render
    • C. transpire
    • D. affront

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