luminous: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (l'mu-nus), [key]
— adj.
  1. radiating or reflecting light; shining; bright.
  2. lighted up or illuminated; well-lighted: the luminous ballroom.
  3. brilliant intellectually; enlightened or enlightening, as a writer or a writer's works: a luminous concept; luminous prose.
  4. clear; readily intelligible: a concise, luminous report.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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