- luminosity class,
- luminous efficacy,
- luminous efficiency,
- luminous emittance,
- luminous energy,
- luminous exitance
Origin of luminous
Examples from the Web for luminous
There he claims he saw a luminous object change colors several times then vanish into the night sky.
Reviews when the play was at Steppenwolf in Chicago described her as luminous.Fall Broadway Preview: 'This Is Our Youth,' Bradley Cooper as ‘The Elephant Man,' and More|Janice Kaplan|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her luminous face has been preserved forever, and multiplies with every tribute.
Silverstone will “show you the way to have a luminous, present, ailment-free pregnancy.”From ‘Clueless’ to Clueless: Alicia Silverstone’s ‘The Kind Mama’|Lizzie Crocker|April 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The luminous 31-year-old actress who just took home an Academy Award has absolutely nothing to do.Does Lupita Nyong’o’s Hollywood Fairytale Have a Happily Ever After?|Kevin Fallon|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Always ready to send shot and shell into a bulging speck in the sky that does not return the luminous signals.
Malgaigne declares Chauliac's "Chirurgia Magna" to be "a masterpiece of learned and luminous writing."Old-Time Makers of Medicine|James J. Walsh
The next day dawned as brilliant as the one that had gone before, a golden sun clothing the vast green forest in a luminous light.The Keepers of the Trail|Joseph A. Altsheler
Language is inadequate to describe what I felt in rising continually upwards through this bright and luminous atmosphere.Consolations in Travel|Humphrey Davy
It seemed to me to be wholly composed of some vibrating, luminous matter.Ghostly Phenomena|Elliot O'Donnell.