luminosity definition

  • noun:
    • The condition or quality of being luminous.
    • Something luminous.
    • The proportion of luminous flux at a certain wavelength into the radiant flux in the exact same wavelength. Also called luminosity element.
    • the state of being luminous, or a luminous item; brilliance or radiance
    • the proportion of luminous flux to vibrant flux during the same wavelength; the luminosity element
    • the price at which a star radiates energy in all directions
    • the high quality or state of being luminous; luminousness.
    • the standard of being luminous or bright; luminousness; rays or representation of light.
    • Specifically, the strength of light in a color, measured photometrically.
    • In botany, phosphorescence.
    • the quality of becoming luminous; emitting or showing light

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