lambert: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (lam'burt), [key]
— n. Optics.
- the centimeter-gram-second unit of luminance or brightness, equivalent to 0.32 candles per square centimeter, and equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface emitting or reflecting one lumen per square centimeter. Abbr.: L
Pronunciation: (lam'burt for 2 also Ger. läm'bert), [key]
- 1905–51, English composer and conductor.
- 1728–77, German scientist and mathematician.
- a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “land” and “bright.”
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