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- abbreviation lumen
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- noun Symbol for the
lumen, the SI unitof luminous flux.
- noun informal A
Roman numeralrepresenting nine hundred and fifty (950).
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- noun a unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions
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Tom and the rest rushed into bed and finished their unrobing there, and the old verger, as punctual as the clock, had put out the candle in another minute, and toddled on to the next room, shutting their door with his usual "Good-night, gen'lm'n."
"Young gen'lm'n, Rugby; three parcels, Leicester; hamper o 'game, Rugby," answers hostler.
'Ere, JEWLS, ole feller, show the gen'lm'n' ow yer can do a swear.
"I'm afeerd there's an orkard gen'lm'n in 'em, sir," replied Sam.
"I want to see her, young 'ooman, so you'd better cut away up an' tell her a gen'lm'n requests a few words private conversation with her."
You see it's a mere trifle; and, unless the gen'lm'n means to go up afore the court, it's hardly worth while waiting for detainers, you know.
-- "He just is," ses the other gen'lm'n, ven bump they cums agin the post, and out flies the fare like bricks. '
The place, which a few minutes ago was so still and quiet, is now all bustle; the early vendors of the morning papers have arrived, and you are assailed on all sides with shouts of 'Times, gen'lm'n, Times,' 'Here's Chron --
So then he turns found to me, and says, "Ikey, put two mould candles in the back parlour, and charge 'em to this gen'lm'n's account," vich I did.
'Now, gen'lm'n,' cries the guard, with the waybill in his hand.