Illumination vs. Lumination

Illumination vs. Lumination — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Illumination and Lumination

Illuminationnoun

The act of illuminating.

Luminationnoun

(rare) Illumination; specifically, artificial illumination.

Illuminationnoun

The state of being illuminated.

Illuminationnoun

A source of light.

Illuminationnoun

Decorative lighting.

Illuminationnoun

Spiritual or intellectual enlightenment.

Illuminationnoun

Clarification; elucidation.

Illuminationnoun

The art or act of decorating a text, page, or initial letter with ornamental designs, images, or lettering.

Illuminationnoun

An example of this art.

Illuminationnoun

(Physics) The luminous flux per unit area at any point on a surface exposed to incident light. Also called illuminance.

Illuminationnoun

The act of illuminating, or supplying with light; the state of being illuminated.

Illuminationnoun

Festive decoration of houses or buildings with lights.

Illuminationnoun

Adornment of books and manuscripts with colored illustrations. See illuminate (transitive verb).

Illuminationnoun

(figurative) Splendour; brightness.

Illuminationnoun

(figurative) Enlightening influence; inspiration.

Illuminationnoun

a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination;

follow God's light

Illuminationnoun

the degree of visibility of your environment

Illuminationnoun

an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding;

the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook

Illuminationnoun

the luminous flux incident on a unit area

Illuminationnoun

painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)