English to Afrikaans Meaning :: luminous

Luminous :
lig
- ligluminously
 

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Adjective(1) softly bright or radiant

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(1) In New York State luminous objects were seen hovering over 3 very significant locations.(2) Its luminous , yet soothing lights shined in the dark murky skies like a beacon of heaven.(3) The luminous green wallpaper in the bathroom looked even brighter as the sun streamed into the room.(4) Overhead, the eternal sky glowed with its luminous clouds.(5) First, a technical point, Lux is a measure of illuminance, or luminous fLux per unit area, and so the corresponding quantity would be irradiance, or Watts per square meter.(6) The dimly-lit interior is done up with turntables and the odd futuristic light sculpture, while the bar has a luminous glow that offsets the dim and sexy darkness to the rest of the space.(7) Our theory might predict that the most massive galaxies are the most luminous .(8) The police in their luminous yellow jackets stood guard at the interface of two cultures.(9) The sea rolls before us, luminous waves break on the shore, and the moon shines down white from a dark sky.(10) The luminous sun shone brightly over a small cottage in the middle of a long forest as it was setting down.(11) It was very common for older people - and not only youngsters - to wear such extreme colours as luminous orange, perhaps to celebrate the freedom of life after retirement.(12) She suggested that site notices be issued in a luminous colour to make them more visible.(13) Set in a tightly wound labyrinth, this is where the film's insights about human endeavour are finally brought to light under a luminous moon.(14) But the image is luminous , like something radiant seen through the fog.(15) The surface material reflected the light and they became luminous .(16) It's impossible to see in reproduction, but the sides of this canvas have been painted luminous orange on the left and bottom and luminous green on the right and top.
Related Words
(1) luminous intensity ::
ligsterkte
Synonyms
Adjective
1. shining ::
skyn
2. bright ::
helder
3. brilliant ::
briljant
4. radiant ::
stralende
5. dazzling ::
skitterende
8. scintillating ::
sprankel
9. lustrous ::
glansende
11. phosphorescent ::
fosforescerend
12. fluorescent ::
fluoresserende
13. incandescent ::
gloeilamp
Antonyms
1. dim ::
dof
2. dull ::
Dowwe
Different Forms
luminous, luminously
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I read an article about scientists
who inserted DNA from luminous jellyfish...

I read an article about scientists who inserted DNA from LUMINOUS jellyfish...

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 4


Like luminous fish.

Like LUMINOUS fish.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 4


I was working with luminous fish
and I thought, \

I was working with LUMINOUS fish and I thought, "Hey...

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 4


...luminous paint
will guide you to the nearest exit.

...LUMINOUS paint will guide you to the nearest exit.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 24


Don\'t you worry about the residual radium
from the luminous dials?

Don't you worry about the residual radium from the LUMINOUS dials?

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 1


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