illuminator definition

  • noun:
    • One that illuminates, specifically a tool for creating, concentrating, or showing light.
    • person who illuminates manuscripts or any other objects.
    • Agent noun of illuminate; one that illuminates; an explainer.
    • One whose profession should decorate publications, specifically manuscripts, with miniatures, borders, etc. See illuminate, v. t., 3.
    • A condenser or reflector of light in optical device; also, an illuminant.
    • a person who or what illuminates or gives light; an all natural or synthetic source of light, actually or figuratively: as, sunlight could be the main illuminator.
    • One who decorates manuscripts, publications, etc., with ornamental images, designs, letters, etc., when you look at the design called lighting.
    • A lens or mirror in a microscope or any other optical tool for concentrating the light.
    • A glass tile or floor-light.
    • An apparatus for directing a beam of light upon some object, as in lighting areas of the body in surgical or health exams.
    • a computer device for carrying a little electric light in to the mouth in examining tooth.

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