how to pronounce luminance


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the above transcription of luminance is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

luminance is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of luminance in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… demonstrate luminance with scaling …”

meanings of luminance


  1. The amount of light that passes through, is emitted, or is reflected from a particular area, and falls within a given solid angle.
  2. The luminous flux emitted in a given direction divided by the product of the projected area of the source element perpendicular to the direction and the solid angle containing that direction (i.e. luminous intensity divided by unit area), measured in stilbs or apostilbs.
  3. The quality of being luminous.

luminance frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word luminance occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics luminance can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that luminance can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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