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lux

 (lŭks)
n. pl. lux·es or lu·ces (lo͞o′sēz) Abbr. lx
The International System unit of illumination, equal to one lumen per square meter. See Table at measurement.

[Latin lūx, light; see leuk- in Indo-European roots.]

lux

(lʌks)
n, pl lux
(Units) the derived SI unit of illumination equal to a luminous flux of 1 lumen per square metre. 1 lux is equivalent to 0.0929 foot-candle. Symbol: lx
[C19: from Latin: light]

lux

(lʌks)
vb
(Tools) informal NZ to clean with a vacuum cleaner
[C20: from Electrolux, a vacuum-cleaner manufacturer]

lux

(lʌks)

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]

Lux.

Luxembourg.

lux

(lŭks)
A unit used to measure illumination. One lux is equal to one lumen per square meter.

lux

A unit of illumination equal to a luminous flux of one lumen spread over 1 sq m.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lux - a unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square meter; 0.0929 foot candle
illumination unit - a measure of illumination
phot - a unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square centimeter; 10,000 phots equal 1 lux
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