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Origin of luminance
Examples from the Web for luminance
The remainder of the big room receded into a grey twilight encircling the patch of luminance.The Lamp of Fate|Margaret Pedler
A luminance seemed to come from above, from the unseen heights of the magnificent double staircase.Helen with the High Hand (2nd ed.)|Arnold Bennett
A few fluoros cast wan puddles of luminance on the plastic flooring.The Sensitive Man|Poul William Anderson
Word Origin for luminance
"luminousness," 1862, from Latin luminantem (nominative luminans), present participle of luminare (see luminary).