Examples of luminosity in a Sentence
the luminosity of the fireflies made for an enchanting nighttime show
Recent Examples of luminosity from the Web
My skin's luminosity pretty much flickers like the bare bulb in a horror movie basement—
As the sun's luminosity continues to increase, there are other possibilities for life on planets like Mars and even Saturn's moon Titan.
By carrying out simulations of stellar magnetic fields, the researchers determined that a star's magnetic cycle is controlled by the relationship between luminosity and rate of rotation.
From the looks of it, one flash of an iPhone camera (or Lumee case) will blind bystanders thanks to the luminosity of this champagne tone sequin crop top and mini skirt.
With his club-kid energy and physical luminosity, Stanley is his own best advertisement.
But for all its luminosity, the Zukofskys’ life seemed short on warmth.
And while foundations that perfect skin and highlighters that catapult luminosity are an easy sell, bloated eye-shadow palettes are much more complicated.
Kate McGee’s lighting draws on a whole palette of luminosity, from the lone ghost light standing sentry to the dazzling whiteness that emanates, for a few startling moments, from beneath the stage.
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First Known Use of luminosity
Synonymsbrightness, brilliancy, candor, dazzle, effulgence, illumination, lambency, lightness, luminance, brilliance, luminousness, luster (or lustre), lustrousness, radiance, refulgence, splendor
Antonymsblackness, dark, darkness, dullness (also dulness), duskiness
Related Wordsblaze, flare, flash, flicker, light; fluorescence, incandescence, luminescence; burnish, gloss, polish, sheen, shine, shininess; fire, flame, glare, glow; flash, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glitter, scintillation, shimmer, sparkle, twinkle
Near Antonymsdimness, gloominess, somberness; cloudiness, haziness, murkiness, obscureness, obscurity; colorlessness, grayness, lackluster, paleness, shadiness, shadowiness
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