luminous flux

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luminous flux

n.
The flow of light per unit of time, especially the flux of visible light expressed in lumens.

luminous flux

n
(Units) a measure of the rate of flow of luminous energy, evaluated according to its ability to produce a visual sensation. For a monochromatic light it is the radiant flux multiplied by the spectral luminous efficiency of the light. It is measured in lumens. Symbol: Φv

lu′minous flux′


n.
the rate of transmission of light, expressed in lumens.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.luminous flux - the rate of flow of light energy
radiant flux - the rate of flow of radiant energy (electromagnetic waves)