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illuminant

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Adjective, Noun
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il=lu=mi=nant

CIDE DICTIONARY

illuminantn. [L. illuminans, -antis, p. pr. of illuminare.].
     That which illuminates or affords light; as, gas and petroleum are illuminants.  Boyle.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

illuminant, n. & adj.
--n. a means of illumination.
--adj. serving to illuminate.

Derivative
illuminance n.
Etymology
L illuminant- part. stem of illuminare ILLUMINATE

THESAURUS

illuminant

aglow, beaming, beamy, benzine, blushing, bright and sunny, burning, candescent, candle, coal oil, electric light bulb, electricity, fire, flame, flushing, gas, gasoline, gleaming, gleamy, glim, glinting, glowing, illuminating, illuminating gas, illuminative, illuminator, illumining, incandescent, incandescent body, irradiative, kerosene, lamp, lamping, lantern, light, light as day, light bulb, light source, luciferous, lucific, luciform, luminant, luminary, luminative, luminiferous, luminificent, luminous, lustrous, match, moon, oil, orient, paraffin, petrol, petroleum, radiant, rutilant, rutilous, shining, shiny, source of light, starbright, starlike, starry, stars, streaming, suffused, sun, sunny, sunshiny, taper, torch

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