HyperDic: luminousness

English > 1 sense of the word luminousness:
NOUNattributeluminousness, luminosity, brightness, brightness level, luminance, lightthe quality of being luminous
English > luminousness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light.
Synonymsluminosity, brightness, brightness level, luminance, 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
Adjectivesbrightmade smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing
luminoussoftly bright or radiant

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