lux

Definitions:

  • The International System unit of illumination, equal to one lumen per square meter.
  • The unit of illumination; the illumination received by a surface at a distance of one meter from a light-source the intensity of which is one hefner. See <internalXref urlencoded="illumination">illumination</internalXref>, 1.
  • Light: a Latin word occurring in some phrases used more or less in English.
  • To put out of joint; luxate. <em>Pope</em>, Odyssey, xi.
  • Luxury.
  • Richness; superfine quality; elegance: said of material objects. Also <internalXref urlencoded="luxe">luxe</internalXref>, as mere French.
  • To put out of joint; to luxate.
  • In the <xref>International System of Units</xref>, the <xref>derived unit</xref> of <xref>illuminance</xref> or <xref>illumination</xref>; one <xref>lumen</xref> per <xref>square metre</xref>. Symbol: lx
  • To put <xref>out of joint</xref>; to <xref>luxate</xref>.
  • a unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square meter; 0.0929 foot candle
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