1. lighting or light.
    "higher levels of illumination are needed for reading"
    • (illuminations)
      lights used in decorating a building or other structure.
  2. the art of illuminating a manuscript.
  3. clarification.
    "these books form the most sustained analysis and illumination of the subject"
Middle English: via Old French from late Latin illuminatio(n-), from the verb illuminare ( see illuminate).
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these books form the most sustained analysis and illumination of the subject.
higher levels of illumination are needed for reading.
insular illumination of the 6th century.
How to say illumination in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)verligting
Arabic (NOUN)الإضاءة, إضاءة, إنارة, الإنارة, ضوئية
Bangla রোশনাই
Bosnian (Latin) osvjetljenje
Bulgarian (NOUN)осветление, илюминация
Cantonese (Traditional) 照明
Catalan (NOUN)il·luminació
Chinese Simplified 照明
Chinese Traditional 照明
Croatian (NOUN)osvjetljenje, iluminacija, rasvjete
Czech (NOUN)osvětlení, iluminace, podsvícení
Danish (NOUN)belysning, lysstyrke
Dutch (NOUN)verlichting, illuminatie
Estonian (NOUN)valgustus
Fijian veivakararamataki
Filipino pag-iilaw
Finnish (NOUN)valaistus
French (NOUN)éclairage, enluminure
German (NOUN)Beleuchtung, Ablichtung
Greek (NOUN)φωτισμού
Haitian Creole bwiye
Hebrew (NOUN)תאורה
Hindi (NOUN)प्रदीप्ति, रोशनी
Hungarian (NOUN)megvilágítás, világítást
Indonesian (NOUN)iluminasi, penerangan, pencahayaan
Italian (NOUN)illuminazione
Japanese (NOUN)照明, イルミネーション, 照度, 電飾, 照射
Kiswahili mwangaza
Korean (NOUN)조명, 일 루미 네이션, 조도
Latvian (NOUN)apgaismojums
Lithuanian (NOUN)apšvietimas
Malagasy fahazavana
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)pencahayaan
Maltese (NOUN)illuminazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål belysning
Persian (NOUN)نور, روشنایی, تذهیب, منزل
Polish (NOUN)oświetlenie, iluminacja, wiecenie, padającym
Portuguese (NOUN)iluminação
Querétaro Otomi iluminación
Romanian (NOUN)iluminare
Russian (NOUN)освещение, подсветка, иллюминация, световые
Samoan malamalama
Serbian (Cyrillic) осветљење
Serbian (Latin) osvetljenje
Slovak (NOUN)osvetlenie, iluminácia
Slovenian (NOUN)osvetlitev, razsvetljava
Spanish (NOUN)iluminación, alumbrado
Swedish (NOUN)belysning, illuminering
Tahitian faaururaa
Tamil வெளிச்சம்
Telugu ప్రకాశం
Thai ไฟส่องสว่าง
Tongan maama
Turkish (NOUN)aydınlatma, Tezhip, ışıklandırma
Ukrainian (NOUN)Ілюмінація, освітлення, підсвічуванням
Urdu روشنی
Vietnamese (NOUN)chiếu sáng
Welsh goleuo
Yucatec Maya iluminación
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