luminosity

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

lu·mi·nos·i·ty

noun \ˌlü-mə-ˈnä-sə-tē\
plural lu·mi·nos·i·ties

Definition of LUMINOSITY

1
a :  the quality or state of being luminous
b :  something luminous
2
a :  the relative quantity of light
b :  relative brightness of something
3
:  the relative quantity of radiation emitted by a celestial source (as a star)

Examples of LUMINOSITY

  1. <the luminosity of the fireflies made for an enchanting nighttime show>

First Known Use of LUMINOSITY

1634

Rhymes with LUMINOSITY

lu·mi·nos·i·ty

noun \ˌlü-mə-ˈnäs-ət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural lu·mi·nos·i·ties

Medical Definition of LUMINOSITY

1
: the quality or state of being luminous
2
a : the relative quantity of light b : the comparative degree to which light of a given wavelength induces the sensation of brightness when perceived

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