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lu·mi·nar·i·a

 (lo͞o′mə-nâr′ē-ə)
n.
1. A votive candle set into a small, decorative paper bag weighted with sand and placed in a row with others along a walkway, driveway, or rooftop as a holiday decoration. Also called regionally farolito.
2. New Mexico A bonfire built in front of each house in a pueblo to celebrate Christmas Eve.

[Spanish, from Latin lūmināria, pl. of lūmināre, lamp; see luminary.]

luminaria

(ˌluːmɪˈnɛərɪə)
n
a small paper lantern, usually with sand and a candle inside

lu•mi•nar•i•a

(ˌlu məˈnɛər i ə)

n., pl. -nar•i•as.
a Mexican Christmas lantern consisting of a lighted candle set in sand inside a paper bag.
[1945–50; < Mexican Spanish, Sp: any lamp or lantern displayed during a festival < Medieval Latin, Late Latin lūmināria, orig. neuter pl. of lūmināris lamp]
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A similaridade na composicao de especies arboreas de Mimosoideae foi realizada entre a regiao do Manso e as seguintes localidades: Parque Estadual do Rio Doce (PERD)--MG; RPPN Feliciano Miguel Abdala, conhecida como Reserva Biologica de Caratinga (RBC)--MG; Floresta do Jardim Botanico da Universidade Federal de Vicosa (UFV)--MG; Reserva Florestal da ESAL, Lavras (ESAL)--MG; Serra de Sao Jose, Tiradentes (SSJ) - MG; Mata do Galego, Luminaria (L/MG) --MG; Herbario da Reserva Florestal de Linhares, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD)--ES; Sao Carlos (SC/SP)--SP; Pedreira (P/SP)--SP; Parque Estadual das Fontes do Ipiranga (PEFI)--SP; Macae de Cima (MC/RJ)--RJ.
El alcance de esta investigacion se enfoco en determinar: nivel de iluminacion horizontal sobre el plano de trabajo, factor de luz dia, factor de uniformidad general, factor de uniformidad maxima o extrema, reflectancias de las superficies, relacion de luminancias entre la pared del tablero y el tablero, y el techo y la luminaria.