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noun as in luminosity

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The TV also gets up to 700 nits peak brightness, creating greater luminance and contrast—even in bright rooms.

That meant you’d be spending all night in the lab trying, through trial and error, to find a pattern in a cell’s responses by playing with the location, size, or luminance of the spot.

A few fluoros cast wan puddles of luminance on the plastic flooring.

Still the whole machine is clear-cut to the smallest wire in their all-exposing luminance.

The remainder of the big room receded into a grey twilight encircling the patch of luminance.

A luminance seemed to come from above, from the unseen heights of the magnificent double staircase.

The silhouette disappeared, and, shortly afterwards, the gray luminance.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to luminance, such as: brightness, fluorescence, glow, and light.

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