Definition of Luminant

1. a. Luminous.



Definition of Luminant

1. Adjective. That illuminates; luminous ¹

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Definition of Luminant

1. a means of lighting [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Luminant

lumichrome
lumicolchicine
lumicolchicines
lumicrine
lumiflavin
lumiliximab
lumina
lumina gold
luminaire
luminaires
luminal
luminally
luminance
luminance unit
luminances
luminant (current term)
luminants
luminaria
luminarias
luminaries
luminary
luminate
lumination
luminations
lumine
lumined
lumines
luminesce
luminesced
luminescence

Literary usage of Luminant

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1. The Materials of Engineering by Robert Henry Thurston (1884)
"in a tank lined with lead, and dissolved so much of the lead that its value as a luminant was destroyed. The action of the oil on tin, copper, ..."

2. Lighthouses: Their History and Romance by William John Hardy (1895)
"The use of oil as a luminant for lighthouses did not— after the Reformation—come in till almost the middle of the last century. This is strange, as oil was ..."

3. Friction and Lubrication: Determinations of the Laws and Coëfficients of by Robert Henry Thurston (1879)
"The oil had been stored in a tank lined with lead, and dissolved so much of the lead that its value as a luminant was destroyed. ..."

4. Modern Optical Instruments and Their Construction by Henry Orford (1896)
"The luminant has been wonderfully increased in its intensity, the condensers made double or triple, the objective achromatic and spherical and chromatic ..."

5. Proceedings of the Michigan Schoolmasters' Club by Michigan Schoolmasters' Club (1902)
"The lamp as described serves admirably as a luminant for projection purposes for pictures five or six feet in diameter. Smaller pictures in a partially ..."

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