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luminousadjective

uk   /ˈluː.mɪ.nəs/  us   /ˈluː.mə.nəs/
luminosity
noun [U] uk   /ˌluː.mɪˈnɒs.ə.tɪ/  us   /ˌluː.məˈnɑː.sə.t̬i/
luminously
adverb uk   /ˈluː.mɪ.nəs.li/  us   /ˈluː.mə.nəs.li/
(Definition of luminous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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luminousadjective

 us   /ˈlu·mə·nəs/
producing or ​reflectinglight, esp. in the ​dark: The ​snowylandscape was ​growing luminous in the late ​afternoonlight.
(Definition of luminous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “luminous”
in Korean 야광의…
in Arabic مُضيء…
in Malaysian berkilau…
in French lumineux…
in Russian светящийся…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指在黑暗中)發亮的,放光的, 夜光的…
in Italian luminoso…
in Turkish ışıldayan, parlayan, parlak…
in Polish świecący, fosforyzujący…
in Spanish luminoso…
in Vietnamese dạ quang…
in Portuguese luminoso…
in Thai สว่าง…
in German Leucht-……
in Catalan lluminós…
in Japanese 夜光(性)の…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指在黑暗中)发亮的,放光的, 夜光的…
in Indonesian bersinar…
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