Definitions for luminous
ˈlu mə nəslu·mi·nous
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aglow(p), lambent, lucent, luminousadjective
softly bright or radiant
"a house aglow with lights"; "glowing embers"; "lambent tongues of flame"; "the lucent moon"; "a sky luminous with stars"
emitting light; glowing brightly
Etymology: From luminosus.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: lumineux, French.
Fire burneth wood, making it first luminous, then black and brittle, and lastly, broken and incinerate. Francis Bacon.
Its first convex divides
The luminous inferior orbs inclos’d,
From chaos. John Milton.
How came the sun to be luminous? Not from the necessity of natural causes. Richard Bentley, Sermons.
Earth may, industrious of herself, fetch day,
Travelling east; and with her part averse
From the sun’s beam, meet night; her other part
Still luminous by his ray. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. viii.
The most luminous of the prismatick colours are the yellow and orange: these affect the senses more strongly than all the rest together. Isaac Newton, Opticks.
Luminous refers to emitting or reflecting light; shining or brightly glowing. It can also denote something that's full of light or illuminated. In a more abstract sense, it can also refer to something that's brilliant or very bright in terms of intelligence or creativity.
shining; emitting or reflecting light; brilliant; bright; as, the is a luminous body; a luminous color
illuminated; full of light; bright; as, many candles made the room luminous
enlightened; intelligent; also, clear; intelligible; as, a luminous mind
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The numerical value of luminous in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of luminous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear." It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us." You can love completely without complete understanding.
This was an incredibly luminous event, brighter than almost any supernova we've ever seen before, the Cow also appeared and faded away very quickly : so quickly that existing supernova models can't properly explain The Cow. The Cow must be a new type of extremely energetic, explosive event.
All stars are losing material to the interstellar medium, and we don't know how this material is lost, we know that other hotter luminous stars lose material and it quickly turns to dust making the star appear much fainter. But in over a century-and-a-half, this has not happened to Betelgeuse. It's very unique.
The first car came at two o'clock in the morning and time stopped there in my life, the first car was a white Volvo 544 and it came with the drum brakes red hot and it was kicking up the dust... that stuff absolutely took my breath away and my body stayed on that bank in that luminous summer night but my mind went with the car.
Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes!
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- valovoimainen, valaiseva, [[kirkkaasti]] [[valaistu]], kirkasFinnish
- я́ркий, светя́щийся, флюоресце́нтный, освещённыйRussian
- блискучий, світлийUkrainian
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