a person or thing that illuminates.
a device for illuminating, as a light source with a lens or mirror for concentrating light.
a person who paints manuscripts, books, etc., with designs in color, gold, or the like.
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How to use illuminator in a sentence
A nitron illuminator flashed brilliantly upon shining levers—emergency controls that they hoped they would not have to use.Astounding Stories, May, 1931 | Various
It may not be amiss, also, for the illuminator to remember, that not unfrequently "a verse may find him whom a sermon flies."The History, Theory, and Practice of Illuminating | M. Digby Wyatt
He traveled far and wide as a teacher and illuminator of men.Pagan & Christian Creeds | Edward Carpenter
He was munificent in his patronage of the arts, and was himself a skilled illuminator and bookbinder.Legends & Romances of Brittany | Lewis Spence
He is described in the register of that institution as “illuminator, painter and engraver.”