Definitions

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  • v. To illumine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To illumine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To illumine; enlighten. See illumine.
  • n. The principle or the medium of light; the luminiferous ether.

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Examples

  • Haec stella, quae solis rotam vincit decore ac lumine, venisse terris nuntiat cum carne terrestri Deum.

    "The Hymns of Prudentius, translated by R. Martin Pope"

  • Quem senex iustus Simeon in ulnis in domo sumpsit Domini, gavisus ob quod optatum proprio videret lumine Christum.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • In the opening section, for instance, the words ‘Deum of God, lumen de lumine, Deum verum de Deo vero’ ‘God of God, light of light, very God of very God’ each repeat the same pitches, passing the motif between the voices antiphonally.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Hæc stella, quæ solis rotam vincit decore ac lumine, venisse terris nuntiat cum carne terrestri Deum.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • To the Sarum Breviary we owe the fine Transfiguration hymns — Coclestis formam gloriae and O nata lux de lumine and O sator rerum reparator aevs, which Anglican translators have made into English hymns ; to the Missal the fine sequence on the crown of thorns, Si vis vere gloriari, of which Dr. Whewell published a translation in Frazer s Magazine for May, 1849.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Coelum vehiculum divinae virtutis, cujus mediante motu, lumine et influentia, Deus! elementaria corpora ordinat et disponit

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Si longe aspiciens haec urit lumine divos atque homines prope, cur urere lina nequit?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Et nihilominus in ea christallina lampas plena balsamo pistico sed ardens et lucens, tam pro augendo lumine, quàm pro corrigendo aere, tamen etiam pro ministrando optimo odore.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Regis dormitorio, constat vnus pillarius, seu columna de auro solido et carbunculus conclusus in illo longitudinis pedis vnius, totum habitaculum de nocte perfundens lumine claro.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Et nihilominus in ea christallina lampas plena balsamo pistico sed ardens et lucens, tam pro augendo lumine, qu鄊 pro corrigendo aere, tamen etiam pro ministrando optimo odore.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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