Luminous

Definition of Luminous

Lu´mi`nous
a.1.
1.Shining; emitting or reflecting light; brilliant; bright; as, the is a luminous body; a luminous color.
Fire burneth wood, making it . . . luminous.
- Bacon.
The mountains lift . . . their lofty and luminous heads.
- Longfellow.
2.Illuminated; full of light; bright; as, many candles made the room luminous.
Up the staircase moved a luminous space in the darkness.
- Longfellow.
3.Enlightened; intelligent; also, clear; intelligible; as, a luminous mind.
Luminous paint
a paint made up with some phosphorescent substance, as sulphide of calcium, which after exposure to a strong light is luminous in the dark for a time.

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