A philosophical movement of the 1700s that emphasized the use of reason to scrutinize previously accepted doctrines and traditions and that brought about many humanitarian reforms. Used with the.
Brilliance or bright coloring
A device, such as a flashbulb, flashgun, or flash lamp, used to produce such illumination.
The quality or condition of being bright
An instructive or enlightening experience:
A person or agency answering questions as a service to others
An adorning or being adorned; ornamentation
Something that embellishes, as an ornament, a fictitious touch added to a factual account, a musical phrase, etc.
A medal, badge, or similar token of honor
A perception produced by this ability.
Spiritual or mental illumination; enlightenment, useful information.
A giving light or being lighted; illumination; ignition
A failure to understand or interpret correctly.
A mistaken thought, idea, or notion; a misunderstanding:
An edifying or being edified; instruction; esp., moral or spiritual instruction
The art, trade, or work of building:
An example that is used to clarify or explain something.
(Microbiology) The removal of the nuclear body of a cell.
Something that serves to explain or clarify
The definition of a miniature is a copy of something that is much smaller than the original.
The luminous flux per unit area at any point on a surface exposed to incident light. It is measured in luxes.
The act, practice, occupation, or profession of a teacher.
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