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 Meanings and Examples of LUMINOUS
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luminous
 a.  shining; emitting light, especially emitting self-generated light
Classic Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  One would have said that his presence had something warming and luminous about it.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—MONSEIGNEUR BIENVENU MADE HIS CASSOCKS LAST TOO...
2  It was, at the same time, a luminous transparency, for that heaven was within him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI—WHAT HE DOES
3  Jean Valjean was in the shadow, and stood motionless, with his iron candlestick in his hand, frightened by this luminous old man.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI—WHAT HE DOES
4  The details, the hesitations, little possible oppositions, were swallowed up in that vast and luminous fact.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER XI—CHAMPMATHIEU MORE AND MORE ASTONISHED
5  One would have called it a luminous wound.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
6  Marius could hardly distinguish her through the luminous vapor which had suddenly spread before his eyes.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VIII—THE RAY OF LIGHT IN THE HOVEL
7  Enjolras descried a luminous uplifting beneath the gloomy skirts of the future.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—ENJOLRAS AND HIS LIEUTENANTS
8  A cheerful sunlight penetrated the freshly unfolded and luminous leaves.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—AN APPARITION TO MARIUS
9  She set herself to adoring Marius as something charming, luminous, and impossible.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE BATTLE BEGUN
10  You look at a star for two reasons, because it is luminous, and because it is impenetrable.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—A HEART BENEATH A STONE
11  The real human division is this: the luminous and the shady.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—ORIGIN
12  The luminous weep, if only over those in darkness.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—ORIGIN
13  True love is as luminous as the dawn and as silent as the tomb.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—THE BEGINNING OF SHADOW
14  Athos, in his hours of gloom--and these hours were frequent--was extinguished as to the whole of the luminous portion of him, and his brilliant side disappeared as into profound darkness.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS
15  It was night, but luminous dark.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 16
Example Sentence:
1  When the apparatus is at work, this gas becomes luminous, giving out a white and continuous light.
2  The next refinement is to take into account that the luminous screen is typically round: any alpha particles striking outside the round area will not be visible.
3  My watch has a luminous dial so I can see it in the dark.
4  The luminous dial on the clock showed five minutes to seven.