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noun as in moonlight

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The images of the sky at night compares the luminescence of the US and Europe to that of Africa, providing a stark reflection of the fact that New York state alone consumes more energy than 48 countries in Africa.

The luminescence dates securely placed Mtoto’s burial at 78,000 years ago, making it the oldest known human burial in Africa.

On the few occasions I did see the aurora, the photo evidence looked more like a spectral fog than ribbons of luminescence.

Tim said to me, “What if someone took a picture on their iPad and then used this method to turn iPad luminescence into oil paint?”

And, ironically, in the darkness, he sees the luminescence of the jungle around him.

It glowed in the room with a pearly luminescence, and she saw the man's eyes turning to it, drawn as if by magic.

The luminescence died; there was no longer light enough to penetrate to his helmet's darkened goggles.

His left hand fell upon Assha's shoulder, turning the man half around as Ross, too, stepped upon the patch of luminescence.

Then, swiftly as it had come, it was gone, and only a small globe of white luminescence floated above the great hulking machine.

Hungrily the Earth man stared at his distant flash pistols, plainly visible in the luminescence of their fungus bedding.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to luminescence, such as: effulgence, and radiance.

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