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illumination unit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n illumination unit a measure of illumination
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Usage

In literature:

In the distance to the west more illuminations showed that another unit had camped along the track.
"The Roll-Call" by Arnold Bennett
This is the unit of illumination intensity.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
In very few cities in the United States can you find that electric illumination exceeds more than 20 per cent.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 1178, June 25, 1898" by Various
The first illumination with gas was in Cornwall, Eng., 1792; in the United States, at Boston, 1822.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
It is the unit of intensity of illumination.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower
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In news:

On this occasion, during one of his rare visits to the United States, Emir Kusturica illuminates his approach to his work which remains controversial at home and abroad.
Harbinger, a national sign fabrication company, has won a contract to fabricate and install double-faced LED-illuminated pylon signs for more than 600 7-Eleven locations in the United States.
Harbinger, a national sign fabrication company, has won a contract to fabricate and install double-faced LED-illuminated pylon signs for more than 600 7-Eleven locations in the United States.
United Illuminating President Announces Retirement.
Commissioner of Transportation v United Illuminating Co. Home Commissioner of Transportation v United Illuminating Co.
The United Illuminating Company (UI) announced Thursday it's preparing for Hurricane Sandy and is "diligently watching its path.".
The unit is a solid-state LED work light intended to provide bright, long-lasting illumination inside enclosures and other areas with poor lighting conditions.
United Illuminating, which has been delivering electricity to the New Haven since 1899, is relocating everything — operations, equipment, offices, even bucket trucks — to nearby Orange.
Periodically receives reports of customers receiving telephone calls from people falsely representing themselves as employees of The United Illuminating Co.
More than 625,000 homes and businesses in Connecticut lost power from Sandy between customers of CL&P and United Illuminating, but both utilities hit their restoration targets early this week.
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In science:

Rather than giving exact formulae, it is more illuminating to expand in the small dimensionless quantity ǫ ≪ 1 defined by J/M 2 = a/M = 1 − 2ǫ2 . (Hubeny used the same parameter to analyze the charged case.) Also at this stage we adopt units with M = 1, which will keep the expressions simpler.
Over-spinning a black hole with a test body
Part of the large dynamic range in absolute SFRs simply reflects the enormous range in galaxy masses, so it is more illuminating to examine the range in relative SFRs, normalized per unit mass or luminosity.
Star Formation in Galaxies Along the Hubble Sequence
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