Definition of 'luminous'
Example sentences containing 'luminous'
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Under floodlights the turf takes on an almost luminous green hue. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Make these changes to your skincare routine now to have more luminous skin by spring. The Sun (2013)Another introduced tree that is turning a luminous yellow is the tulip tree. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You know when something still sounds as luminous and bright as it did the day it was coined? Times, Sunday Times (2010)But she is still recognisable as the luminous beauty whose feline features stare out from billboards and magazine covers the world over. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The young beech leaves that are bursting from the buds are a very pale, luminous green. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She also has a fierce intelligence to go with her sense of style, and luminous skin. The Sun (2013)It is really important to get your foundation right to give yourself glowing, luminous skin. The Sun (2007)Strange, luminous colours leap out of the final print. Times, Sunday Times (2010)No. Will the colours be as luminous? Times, Sunday Times (2012)I almost said a luminous quality, but that would be hideous irony. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some limes already present a striking display of tiny, luminous, green leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Instead, opt for a light, luminous formula that blends into the skin. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It glows up to 100 times brighter than luminous paints and doesn't require charging. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The woodwind playing, too, has luminous beauty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This, in turn, will make the colour appear more luminous and help to distinguish it from the other greens in the garden. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'luminous'
British English: luminous ADJECTIVE
Something that is luminous shines or glows in the dark.
The luminous dial on the clock showed five minutes to seven.
Definition of luminous from the Collins English Dictionary
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