lumina lumina  /ˈlu mɪ nə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions
  2. (n) a cavity or passage in a tubular organ

News

  • Vandal recruitment 200: It’s all about money

    Pursuing a higher education can be expensive, and according to a Gallup/Lumina Foundation Poll, 74 percent of Americans said college is unaffordable. This is why helping students receive the most they can in financial aid ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Argonaut

Quotes

  1. "We are honored to join with the Ford and Lumina foundations to open the door for more underserved students to attend community college and prepare for today's high-skill jobs," said NAM President John Engler.
    on Feb 26, 2007 By: John Engler Source: Manufacturer.com

  2. "I was here in the Chevrolet Lumina Series cars when they first came over here," Kelly said prior to practice. "It wasn't all that many miles and it was a long time ago, but it was a really enjoyable piece of track and when we did come here...
    on Feb 26, 2010 By: Todd Kelly Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "Bizarrely he died the day after we finished recording," Badwan said. "I don't know if he heard the Lumina version or not."
    on Aug 7, 2009 By: Faris Rotter Source: NME.com

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