Definition of “luminous” - English Dictionary

“luminous” in British English

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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)

“luminous” in American English

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luminousadjective

us /ˈlu·mə·nəs/

producing or reflecting light, esp. in the dark:

The snowy landscape was growing luminous in the late afternoon light.

(Definition of “luminous” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)