luminary definition

  • noun:
    • An object, including a celestial human anatomy, that offers light.
    • an individual who is an inspiration to other individuals.
    • somebody who has accomplished eminence in a specific area. See Synonyms at star.
    • One that is an inspiration to others; a person who has attained success inside the preferred industry; a leading light.
    • An artificial light; an illumination.
    • A body that offers light; particularly, the heavenly systems.
    • Any human anatomy that provides light, particularly one of many heavenly figures.
    • a person who illustrates any topic, or enlightens mankind.
    • A light-giver; a body that illuminates or gives you light: applied especially to your sunlight and moon.
    • Hence a person who is a source of intellectual light; a person who illustrates any subject, or enlightens mankind: as, the great luminaries of an age; a luminary of literature or science.
    • An illumination.
    • a high profile who's an inspiration to other people

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