Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Emitting light; shining; luminous.
  • noun An illuminating agent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Luminous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective That illuminates; luminous

Etymologies

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Examples

  • At the same time, this probably does better emulate the more luminant quality that a projected print would have.

    CRITERION: HIGH AND LOW | Obsessed With Film

  • A walkway wound around the wine tower - a structure of chrome and soft luminant backlighting that made it look like a setpiece from Blade Runner - and while we walked down it, lithe women in black spandex outfits rappelled up and down the inside of the tower, dancing in the structure as they soared through the air.

    An Ode To Elegance, Or: The Best Meal I Think I Ever Had

  • Edge keener than her deepest fears, blade brighter than the luminant snow that fell anxiously now as if embarrassed at its delay, it rose toward her like a live, twisting, animate being.

    Impossible Places

  • Edge keener than her deepest fears, blade brighter than the luminant snow that fell anxiously now as if embarrassed at its delay, it rose toward her like a live, twisting, animate being.

    Impossible Places

  • Later it revolved before my closed eyes, luminant in the darkness and distinct from hilt of bone to needle point.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • Unity, is here seen in the closest contact with what is to Muslim theologians the equally fundamental truth -- the apostleship of Muhammad, a dogma which retards the healthy development, explains the narrowness, and causes the prostration of Islám, as the world around grows luminant with the light of science and truth, of faith and reason.

    The Faith of Islam

  • For April there was always to be a memory of Vereker Sarle, too, associated with it, for he it was who first picked out the Cross for her in the luminant heavens, and he it was who said to her on the night before they reached Cape Town:

    Blue Aloes Stories of South Africa

  • Moonrise, and a luminant coal sifts through the western grate of the world.

    Unmanned

  • The flash of the luminant mixture filled the room, while the shutter of the camera fell.

    The Land of Mist

  • The flash of the luminant mixture filled the room, while the shutter of the camera fell.

    The Land of Mist

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