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lux

noun \ˈləks\
plural lux or lux·es

Definition of LUX

:  a unit of illumination equal to the direct illumination on a surface that is everywhere one meter from a uniform point source of one candle intensity or equal to one lumen per square meter

Origin of LUX

Latin, light — more at light
First Known Use: 1889

Rhymes with LUX

lux

noun \ˈləks\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural lux or lux·es

Medical Definition of LUX

:  a unit of illumination equal to the direct illumination on a surface that is everywhere one meter from a uniform point source of one candle intensity or equal to one lumen per square meter—called also meter-candle

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