noun, plural lu·ces [loo-seez], /ˈlu siz/, lux·es.Optics.
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To put that into perspective, indoor lighting is about 100 lux, while a bright, sunny day can hit 50,000 lux or more.
The “gold standard” dose is 30 minutes of 10,000 lux light, one hour of 5,000 lux light or two hours of 2,500 lux light.
However, an overcast sky (like you see often during the winter) usually ranks at only 1,000 lux or lower.
Even Loaded Lux could not keep a straight face, smiling as his competitor established a clear, early lead and never let up.
The attorney pulled out the naked-woman flyer from Lux Lounge.
In that brightness I sometimes see another light, for which the name Lux vivens has been given me.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
He had taken the lux metal case off and was looking at the neat apparatus that lay within.Islands of Space|John W Campbell
Admiring friends came to hear him talk, and brought their sons to see this glory of their country—Lux mundi, as he was called.The Age of Erasmus|P. S. Allen
It is made of cosmic ray photons, as lux is made of light photons, but the inexpressibly tighter bond makes the strength enormous.Invaders from the Infinite|John Wood Campbell
Kurt with Lux and his enterprising sister Clevi were at the extreme front.Maezli|Johanna Spyri