from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To illuminate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To throw or spread light upon; to make light or bright; to illuminate; to illumine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To throw or spread light upon; to make light or bright; to illuminate; to illumine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To illumine; illuminate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make lighter or brighter
Now, the only illume from the yellow eyes of alligators, the ghost wane of gases and thereafter, the last sounds of Pierrots echoed throughout the valleys.
As Emily Dickinson once wrote, “Better an Ignius Fatuus than no illume at all”!
In service weapons that generate 45-60 ftlb of recoil are pump shotguns M870 or M500 w/the tactical slug or buckshot rds, M203 40mm grenade launchers especially when shooting illume rounds, and M82 or M107 .50 cal SASR.
Should be the light which streams here, to illume
(Illume is a slang term used for illumination mortar rounds that are used by both sides to turn the night into daytime.) It was quiet again until another illume went up and there was more shooting.
At this period, missionaries were rife about Paris, and endeavored to re-illume the zeal of the faithful by public preachings in the churches.
And that phosphorus fire -- the illume is what the forces call it -- puts that huge light right over the city.
To illume my lone path through the valley of death --
That you probably seldom illume with the light of your beautiful face.
Should illume the sky with beauty; aged sires with heads of white,
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