luminous luminous  /ˈlu mə nəs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) softly bright or radiant

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Usage(s):

  • But for John's luminous compass we would be roaming the pitch dark night aimlessly.

News

  1. Partially-Undersea Water Discus Hotel To Be Built In the Maldives

    Zothecula writes "Polish architectural and deep-sea engineering company Deep Ocean Technology has inked a deal with Ridgewood Hotels and Suites Pvt. Ltd. to build its futuristic part-underwater Water Discus Hotel just off the shore of Kuredhivaru Island in the Maldives. 'The luminous hotel features two large disc-shaped lounges seven-meters above the water, housing a luxury restaurant and spa ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Slashdot

  2. Space-Age Underwater Hotel Planned for Maldives

    With its luminous body seemingly hovering above the water, and five spidery legs plunging deep into the sea, this futuristic building could be the mothership in a sci-fi film.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: KIII Corpus Christi

  3. Maldives gives underwater hotel green light

    With its luminous body seemingly hovering above the water, and five spidery legs plunging deep into the sea, this futuristic building could be the mothership in a sci-fi film. In fact, it's the design for one of the world's largest underwater hotels -- and it could be coming to a beach near you.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WKBT La Crosse

Quotes

  1. "He was a regular on the French stage, where the public adored his luminous style," Sarkozy said. "It is a great loss for us."
    on Dec 24, 2007 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Dench praised her "incredibly luminous quality that you seldom see, and a great sense of humour".
    on Mar 19, 2009 By: Judi Dench Source: guardian.co.uk

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