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lux

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noun \ˈləks\

Definition of lux

plural lux or lux·es

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

lux

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noun \ˈləks\

Medical Definition of lux

plural lux or lux·es

  1. :  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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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "lux" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "lux"


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