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Meaning of ILLUMINANT

Pronunciation:  i'loomununt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  something that can serve as a source of light
 

ILLUMINANT is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 See Also: combustible, combustible material, fuel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Il*lu"mi*nant\, n. [L. illuminans, -antis, p. pr. of
illuminare.]
That which illuminates or affords light; as, gas and
petroleum are illuminants. --Boyle.

 
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