1. [ noun ] (religion) a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
Synonyms: light

"follow God's light"

Related terms: condition condition
2. [ noun ] the degree of visibility of your environment
Related terms: state dark light light
3. [ noun ] (physics) the luminous flux incident on a unit area
Synonyms: illuminance
Related terms: luminosity light
4. [ noun ] an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding
Synonyms: elucidation clarification

"the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook"

Related terms: interpretation disambiguation clarify clarify
5. [ noun ] (fine art) painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)
Synonyms: miniature
Related terms: painting middle_ages
Similar spelling:   illuminating