HyperDic: luminosity

English > 1 sense of the word luminosity:
NOUNattributeluminosity, brightness, brightness level, luminance, luminousness, lightthe quality of being luminous
English > luminosity: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light.
Example"its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"
Synonymsbrightness, brightness level, luminance, luminousness, light
Attributesbrightemitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
dullemitting or reflecting very little light
Narrowerilluminance, illuminationThe luminous flux incident on a unit area
incandescencelight from heat
luminescence, glowlight from nonthermal sources
Broaderphysical propertyAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
Spanishluminancia, luminosidad, luz
Catalanlluminositat, luminància
Adjectivesluminoussoftly bright or radiant

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