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illumination 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/iˌlo͞oməˈnāSHən/,
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illuminations, plural;
  1. Lighting or light
    • - higher levels of illumination are needed for reading
  2. A display of lights on a building or other structure

  3. Spiritual or intellectual enlightenment

  4. Clarification
    • - these books form the most sustained analysis and illumination of the subject
  5. The art of illuminating a manuscript

  6. An illuminated design in a manuscript


  1. light: a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination; "follow God's light"
  2. the degree of visibility of your environment
  3. clarification: an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding; "the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook"
  4. illuminance: the luminous flux incident on a unit area
  5. miniature: painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)
  6. (illuminated) provided with artificial light; "illuminated advertising"; "looked up at the lighted windows"; "a brightly lit room"; "a well-lighted stairwell"
  7. An illuminated manuscript is a manuscript in which the text is supplemented by the addition of decoration, such as decorated initials, borders (marginalia) and miniature illustrations. ...
  8. The word miniature, derived from the Latin minium, red lead, is a picture in an ancient or medieval illuminated manuscript; the simple decoration of the early codices having been miniated or delineated with that pigment. ...
  9. Illumination is an album by R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire. It was released in September 2005 on Sanctuary Records. It featured collaborations with several artists including Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Kenny G, Kelly Rowland, Will I Am, and Brian McKnight. ...
  10. Processing of illumination is an important concept in computer vision and computer graphics.
  11. Lighting or illumination is the deliberate application of light to achieve some aesthetic or practical effect. Lighting includes use of both artificial light sources such as lamps and natural illumination of interiors from daylight. Daylighting (through windows, skylights, etc. ...
  12. Illumination is the sixth album by English singer-songwriter Paul Weller, released on 16 September 2002. "Call Me No.5" is a duet with Kelly Jones of Stereophonics, and "One X One" features Gem Archer on acoustic guitar and Noel Gallagher of Oasis on drums, percussion and bass.
  13. The act of illuminating, or supplying with light; the state of being illuminated; Festive decoration of houses or buildings with lights
  14. (illuminated) decorated and illustrated
  15. (illuminatory) Increasing informative qualities; explanatory
  16. (Illuminations) good ideas, thoughts
  17. (Illuminations) Epcot’s nightly fireworks show.
  18. (Illuminations) 1987. Str orch. Dob-Yppan 1989
  19. (Illuminations) Lighting available in hall, built into exhibit, or available on a rental basis.
  20. (ILLUMINATED) Advertising displays with electrical equipment installed for illumination of the advertisement at night, or in early morning darkness.
  21. (illuminated) A manuscript or book embellished with ornamental letters, scrolls, miniature and/or other designs, usually in gold and red, but also in silver and other colors.
  22. The decoration of manuscripts, one of the most common forms of medieval art; because of its monastic origins, usually of religious texts. ...
  23. The flooding of one’s consciousness with the experience of the Love and the Purpose of the One Life as the over-soul’s state of consciousness blends with one’s brain awareness.
  24. Decoration applied by hand in gold, silver or coloured paint.
  25. Light fixtures attached to a sign so that the message is visible in hours of darkness.