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il·lu·mi·na·tion

 (ĭ-lo͞o′mə-nā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of illuminating.
b. The state of being illuminated.
2. A source of light.
3. Decorative lighting.
4. Spiritual or intellectual enlightenment.
5. Clarification; elucidation.
6.
a. The art or act of decorating a text, page, or initial letter with ornamental designs, images, or lettering.
b. An example of this art.
7. Physics The luminous flux per unit area at any point on a surface exposed to incident light. Also called illuminance.

illumination

(ɪˌluːmɪˈneɪʃən)
n
1. the act of illuminating or the state of being illuminated
2. a source of light
3. (often plural) chiefly Brit a light or lights, esp coloured lights, used as decoration in streets, parks, etc
4. spiritual or intellectual enlightenment; insight or understanding
5. the act of making understood; clarification
6. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) decoration in colours, gold, or silver used on some manuscripts or printed works
7. (General Physics) physics another name (not in technical usage) for illuminance
ilˌlumiˈnational adj

il•lu•mi•na•tion

(ɪˌlu məˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an act or instance of illuminating.
2. the state of being illuminated.
3. a decoration of lights.
4. Sometimes, illuminations. a display using lights as a major decoration.
5. intellectual or spiritual enlightenment.
6. the intensity of light falling at a given place on a lighted surface; the luminous flux incident per unit area, expressed in lumens per unit of area.
7. a supply of light.
8. decoration of a manuscript or book with a painted design in color and gold or silver.
9. a design used in such decoration.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin]

illumination

1. the art of decorating manuscripts with illustrations, as in the capitals, tracery, etc.
2. the decoration itself.
See also: Manuscripts
1. the process of decorating manuscripts with illustrations, as in the capitals, tracery, etc.
2. the decoration itself.
See also: Ornamentation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.illumination - a condition of spiritual awarenessillumination - a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination; "follow God's light"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
2.illumination - the degree of visibility of your environment
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
lighting, light - having abundant light or illumination; "they played as long as it was light"; "as long as the lighting was good"
dark, darkness - absence of light or illumination
3.illumination - an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding; "the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook"
interpretation - an explanation that results from interpreting something; "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"
disambiguation - clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity
4.illumination - the luminous flux incident on a unit area
brightness level, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, brightness, light - the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"
5.illumination - painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)illumination - painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)
painting, picture - graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface; "a small painting by Picasso"; "he bought the painting as an investment"; "his pictures hang in the Louvre"
Dark Ages, Middle Ages - the period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance

illumination

noun
1. light, lighting, lights, ray, beam, lighting up, brightening, brightness, radiance The only illumination came from a small window above.
2. enlightenment, understanding, insight, perception, awareness, revelation, inspiration, clarification, edification No further illumination can be had from this theory.
plural noun
1. lights, decorations, fairy lights the famous Blackpool illuminations

illumination

noun
1. The act of physically illuminating or the condition of being filled with light:
2. Electromagnetic radiation that makes vision possible:
3. The condition of being informed spiritually:
Translations
إضاءَه، إنارَه ، إسْتِنارَهتَزيين بالأضْواء، زَخْرَفَه
iluminaceosvětleníslavnostní osvětlení
belysning
kivilágítás
ljósaskreytingupplÿsing; útskÿring
iluminácia
aydınlatmadonanmarenkli ve parlak ışıklandırma

illumination

[ɪˌluːmɪˈneɪʃən] N (gen) → iluminación f (Art) → iluminación f (fig) → aclaración f illuminations (Brit) (= decorative lights) → luces fpl, iluminaciones fpl

illumination

[ɪˌluːmɪˈneɪʃən]
n (= lighting) → éclairage m
illuminations npl (= decorative lights) → illumination f

illumination

n
(of street, room, building)Beleuchtung f; source of illuminationLichtquelle f
illuminations pl (= decorative lights)festliche Beleuchtung, Illumination f
(Art) (of manuscript)Illumination f; (subject) → Buchmalerei f
(fig)Erläuterung f

illumination

[ɪˌluːmɪˈneɪʃn] n
a. (lighting) → illuminazione f
b. (of manuscript) → miniatura
c. illuminations npl (coloured lights) → luminarie fpl

illuminate

(iˈluːmineit) verb
to light up. The gardens were illuminated by rows of lamps.
ilˈluminated adjective
(of a manuscript) decorated with ornamental lettering or illustrations.
ilˈluminating adjective
helping to make something clear. an illuminating discussion.
ilˌlumiˈnation noun
1. the act of illuminating.
2. (in plural) the decorative lights in a town etc. Go to Blackpool and see the illuminations.

il·lu·mi·na·tion

n. iluminación;
dark field ___iluminación lateral u oblicua del campo oscuro.
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All of the traditional optical microscope imaging techniques, such as DIC, Oblique Illumination, IR-DIC and multiple wavelength Epifluorescence, are maintained on this system, even when combined with the OCT modality.
The low oblique illumination also highlights an antiquarian excavation in the top of the large bell barrow to the south of the Cursus (marked with an arrow, Figure 3).
Unlike reflectometry-based metrology systems, which provide near-normal incidence (top-down) illumination, KLA-Tencor's SE optics uses oblique illumination to enable the identification of smaller structural anomalies-such as notching and footing of gate profiles-that more accurately correlate to end-of-line device performance and yield.