HyperDic: lumen

English > 2 senses of the word lumen:
NOUNquantitylumen, lma unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions
bodylumena cavity or passage in a tubular organ
lumen > pronunciation
Soundsluw'mahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > lumen: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions.
Synonymlm
Broaderluminous flux unitA measure of luminous flux per unit area
Spanishlm, lumen
Catalanlm, lumen
English > lumen: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA cavity or passage in a tubular organ.
Example"the lumen of the intestine"
Broadercavity, bodily cavity, cavum(anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus / sinus within the body
Spanishlumen

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