Related formsun·lu·mi·nif·er·ous, adjective
Examples from the Web for luminiferous
If we think of the modern theory of the luminiferous ether, we shall not be far from his view-point.Nature Mysticism|J. Edward Mercer
With all our belief of it, it will be well to keep the theory of a luminiferous aether plastic and capable of change.Fragments of science, V. 1-2|John Tyndall
We have, indeed, no evidence whatever that the luminiferous ether ceases at the boundary of the stellar system.Astronomy of To-day|Cecil G. Dolmage
The fundamental question as to whether or not luminiferous ether has gravity has not been answered.
Why should it not be transmitted by means of the luminiferous ether to the limits of the universe?The Religion of Geology and Its Connected Sciences|Edward Hitchcock