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Synonyms for illumination

Synonyms for illumination

the act of physically illuminating or the condition of being filled with light

electromagnetic radiation that makes vision possible


the condition of being informed spiritually

Synonyms for illumination

a condition of spiritual awareness


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the degree of visibility of your environment

an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding

the luminous flux incident on a unit area

painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)

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The term oblique illumination is often used in conjunction with either incident or transmitted light.
Whether incident or transmitted light is being used, oblique illumination serves to increase contrast by adding or reducing shadows on the specimen.
Mars reaches quadrature, 90 [degrees] west of the Sun, on January 16th, and the oblique illumination makes the planet look more gibbous in telescopes than at any other time.