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  • n. currency unit of Armenia, worth one hundredth of Armenian dram
  • n. The brightness in an image, as opposed to the saturation or chroma.


From Armenian լումա (luma), from Old Armenian լումայ (lumay), from Classical Syriac ܠܘܡܐ (lūmā, "money, coin") , from *nūmā, from Latin *nūmus, nummus ("coin"). (Wiktionary)
luminance (Wiktionary)


  • ColorYUV (Analyze = True) hmmm, so you have seen "luma" changes yourself? and it's because of the resize? and there's nothing i can do about it? im doing an encode right now without a resize to check. and about the bitrate, the math makes sense, but are you saying im basically wasting space and gaining no quality? once you go past that .4444 (with the 5\% buffer) there will be no gain no matter what? so let me put this another term just to get the mechanism behind it the 1080p will have larger pictures, but they will be lower quality, because it needs more bits per frame (due to res) while the 720p frames need less bits because they are smaller. Forum

  • I use a Gold Tip 5575 cut at 28 inches with MUZZY 100 Grain 3 blade with both standard and luma knocks for hunting.

    All things being equal, such as grain weight, shaft length, etc., Can I expect a fixed blade broadhead to fly to the same point

  • We still talk about changed her life...and she spoke about it at her High School Graduation! luma

    Father says daughter bullied at South Hadley H.S.

  • "There is your dragonlance, knight," Raistlin hissed, "without benefit of the Hammer or the Silver Arm. Will you ride with it into glory, remembering that, for I-luma, with glory came death?"

    Hammer and Axe

  • The somewhat smaller mare was a deep blue in colon He was grateful for these luma, for their high intelligence combined with their great speed and endurance made them more desirable than mere horses.

    beneath an opal moon

  • They paused once in the afternoon to water the luma, which like camels, tended to store up much of their needed liquids.

    beneath an opal moon

  • He walked back to the luma, feeling somewhat bener, and swung up.

    beneath an opal moon

  • Some paces away, the luma, heads to the earth, munched grass contentedly.

    beneath an opal moon

  • He drew in and sat atop his luma for a time, looking about and listening to the chirruping of the cicadas and the quiet croaking of the river frogs.

    beneath an opal moon

  • He had Tsuki to thank for that as well as for the luma he now rode and the one whose reins were attached to the back of his saddle.

    beneath an opal moon


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  • Armenian monetary subunit, one hundredth of a dram

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