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illumination

il·lu·mi·na·tion

illumination

 
pronunciation:
ih lu m neI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of illuminating or the state of being illuminated.
antonyms:
darkness, ignorance
similar words:
light
definition 2: a light or lighting.
similar words:
light
definition 3: the intensity of light per unit of area of a surface exposed to light, measured in lumens; illuminance.
definition 4: the act or art of ornamenting a letter, page, or the like with designs, color, pictures, or the like, or an example of such embellishment.
similar words:
miniature
derivation: illuminational (adj.)