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A plural of lux.
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n., pl. lu•ces (ˈlu siz)
a unit of illumination, equivalent to 0.0929 foot-candle and equal to the illumination produced by luminous flux of one lumen falling perpendicularly on a surface one meter square. Symbol: lx
Also called meter-candle.
[1885–90; < Latin lūx light1]


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Some people believed that bones from Luces, who was buried in the cemetery here in 1982, could be used as amulet.
On Thursday, at least three persons in their late 50s, came looking for Luces' grave here.