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LUMINOSITY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does luminosity mean? 

LUMINOSITY (noun)
  The noun LUMINOSITY has 1 sense:

1. the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light

  Familiarity information: LUMINOSITY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LUMINOSITY (noun)


Sense 1luminosity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

brightness level; luminance; luminosity; luminousness; brightness; light

Context example:

its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun

Hypernyms ("luminosity" is a kind of...):

physical property (a property used to characterize physical objects)

Attribute:

bright (emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts)

dull (emitting or reflecting very little light)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "luminosity"):

illuminance; illumination (the luminous flux incident on a unit area)

incandescence (light from heat)

glow; luminescence (light from nonthermal sources)


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