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luminous

Pronunciation: /ˈluːmənəs; ˈluːmɪnəs/

Translation of luminous in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [sign/watch] luminoso; [eyes/sky] luminoso
    Example sentences
    • The luminous sun shone brightly over a small cottage in the middle of a long forest as it was setting down.
    • A cheap, luminous dial or illuminated watch with large numbers is quite handy.
    • The building was dark, the pews a deep red, and the stained glass windows luminous as the sun shined through them.
    1.2 [energy/flux/intensity] luminoso
    Example sentences
    • Recent advances in technology have made production of luminous radiation that is perceived by the human eye as white light and that can replace conventional light sources.
    • First, a technical point, Lux is a measure of illuminance, or luminous fLux per unit area, and so the corresponding quantity would be irradiance, or Watts per square meter.
    • That leaves 2.9% who actually know what luminous intensity means.
    1.3 [literary/literario] [speaker/speech] lúcido; [style/prose] claro

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