luminous Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “luminous” - Learner’s Dictionary

luminous

adjective     /ˈluːmɪnəs/
Something that is luminous shines in the dark.The qualities of light
Translations of “luminous”
in Arabic مُضيء…
in Korean 야광의…
in Malaysian berkilau…
in French lumineux…
in Turkish ışıldayan, parlayan, parlak…
in Italian luminoso…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指在黑暗中)發亮的,放光的, 夜光的…
in Russian светящийся…
in Polish świecący, fosforyzujący…
in Vietnamese dạ quang…
in Spanish luminoso…
in Portuguese luminoso…
in Thai สว่าง…
in German Leucht-……
in Catalan lluminós…
in Japanese 夜光(性)の…
in Indonesian bersinar…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指在黑暗中)发亮的,放光的, 夜光的…
(Definition of luminous from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

sunscreen

a substance that you put on your skin to prevent it from being damaged by the sun

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More