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Definition: 'Luminance'

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luminance

Type: Term

Pronunciation: lū′mi-nănts

Definitions:
1. The brightness of an object, expressed as the luminous flux per unit solid angle per unit projected area, measured in lamberts or in candelas per square meter.




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