luminosity

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

Definition of luminosity

plural

luminosities

  1. 1a :  the quality or state of being luminousb :  something luminous

  2. 2a :  the relative quantity of lightb :  relative brightness of something

  3. 3 :  the relative quantity of radiation emitted by a celestial source (such as a star)

Examples of luminosity in a Sentence

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

1634

First Known Use of luminosity

1634


Medical Dictionary

luminosity

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noun lu·mi·nos·i·ty \ˌlü-mə-ˈnäs-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of luminosity

plural

luminosities

  1. 1:  the quality or state of being luminous

  2. 2a:  the relative quantity of lightb:  the comparative degree to which light of a given wavelength induces the sensation of brightness when perceived



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