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Definition of the noun lux

What does lux mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: luxes

  1. a unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square meter; 0.0929 foot candle
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonym of lux: lx
    • more generic term: illumination unit = a measure of illumination
    • part of: phot = a unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square centimeter


  1. Lux a.k.a. Luxembourg, officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country in Western Europe. It is bordered by Belgium to the west and north, Germany to the east, and France to the south. It comprises two principal regions: the Oesling in the north as part of the Ardennes massif, and the Gutland in the south. Luxembourg had a population of 524,853 in October 2012 and has an area of 2,586 square kilometres, making it one of the smallest sovereign nations in Europe.
  2. Lux a.k.a. Luxembourg Findel Airport is the main airport in Luxembourg. It is Luxembourg's only international airport and is the only airport in the country with a paved runway. It is located 3.25 NM away from Luxembourg City. The airport is completely international as there are no other commercial airports in the country. In 2013 it handled 2,197,497 passengers. By cargo tonnage, Findel ranked as Europe's 5th busiest and the world's 28th busiest in 2010.
  3. LUX is a Postal Code.

There are other places with in their name, like Hotel Lux.


  1. Lux is a cinematographer, film director and producer.
    • also known as Dennis Jappinen
    • born on (38 years ago) in Dapa
    • nationality: Philippines
    • profession: Cinematographer, film director, film producer
    • read more about Lux (cinematographer)
  2. Lux is a member of the musical group Nekromantix.

There are other people with in their name, like Ben Lux, Guy Lux, Kaz Lux, Tre Lux, Ádám Lux, Adam Lux, Dave Lux, Gary Lux, Gwen Lux, Rosa Lux and many others.


Lux is a musical group.


  1. Lux is a global brand developed by Unilever. The range of products includes beauty soaps, shower gels, bath additives, hair shampoos and conditioners. Lux started as “Sunlight Flakes” laundry soap in 1899.
  2. LUX is the principal centre for the promotion and distribution of experimental film and video works in the UK.


  1. Lux is a fictional character from the 2011 film Hick.
  2. Lux appeared in the 2010 documentary film Tyrolean Riviera.


  1. "Lux" is a studio album from Brian Eno, released through Warp on 13 November 2012. The album is a collection of ambient soundscapes that have been installed in art galleries and airport terminals. Critical reception has positively compared it with Eno's previous ambient work and noted that it is both relaxing as well as challenging music for those who engage it critically. In 2013, Brian Eno created a number of limited edition prints featuring the cover artwork from Lux made available only from his website.
    • genre: Ambient music
    • released on
    • award: - Grammy Award for Best New Age Album nomination for Brian Eno
  2. "Lux" is the 2007 EP album by Traffic Sound.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  3. "Lux" is a musical album of Thurman.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  4. "LUX" is a musical album of EZ3kiel.
    • released on
  5. "Lux" is a musical album of Disappears.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  6. "Lux" is a musical album of Gemini Syndrome.
    • released on
  7. "Lux" is a musical album of Hans Inge Fagervik.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  8. "Lux" is a musical single of Per Mikael.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  9. "Lux" is a musical album of Alex Smoke.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  10. "Lux" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  11. "Lux" is a musical album by Unni Løvlid.
    • released on
    • award: - Independent Music Award for Best Album - World Traditional nomination for Unni Løvlid


"Lux" is a turn-based strategy computer game that uses the rule system of the board game Risk but expands it to function on any map made up of a graph of countries and the connections between them. Lux was developed and self-published by developer Sillysoft Games. The user community has been active in growing Lux. Users can create maps and computer AIs for Lux, and submit them to be included in the official plugin manager.

  • mode: Single-player video game, Multiplayer video game
  • developer: Sillysoft Games
  • genre: Strategy video game
  • released on (13 years ago)


Lux a.k.a. Ethanol: Commonly referred to simply as alcohol or spirits, ethanol is also called ethyl alcohol, and drinking alcohol. It is the principal type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages, produced by the fermentation of sugars by yeasts. It is a neurotoxic psychoactive drug and one of the oldest recreational drugs used by humans. It can cause alcohol intoxication when consumed in sufficient quantity. Ethanol is used as a solvent, an antiseptic, a fuel and the active fluid in modern thermometers. It is a volatile, flammable, colorless liquid with a strong chemical odor.


  1. Lux is the debut studio album from American heavy metal band Gemini Syndrome. It was released on September 10, 2013 through Warner Bros. Records. "Pleasure and Pain", "Basement", "Stardust", and "Mourning Star" have all been released as singles.
  2. Lux is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.
  3. Lux is a website.
  4. Lux: A SI derived unit of illuminance equal to the direct illumination on a surface that is everywhere one meter from a uniform point source of one candela; a unit of illuminance that is equal to one lumen per square meter.

Phrases with Lux

  1. Osmodes Lux
  2. Tellina Lux
  3. Cymothoe Lux
  4. Nealella Lux
  5. Gonocerus Lux
  6. Pleurotus Lux
  7. Ophiomusium Lux
  8. Parasterope Lux
  9. Dendrosarcus Lux
  10. Micrasterias Lux
  11. Prionotoleberis Lux
  12. Species Osmodes Lux
  13. Species Tellina Lux
  14. Micrasterias Lux Lux
  15. Species Cymothoe Lux
  16. Species Nealella Lux
  17. Species Gonocerus Lux
  18. Cymothoe Lambertoni Lux
  19. Species Ophiomusium Lux
  20. Species Parasterope Lux

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Lux

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Google previewOrnamental Horticulture (2009)

by Jack Ingels

A lux is the illumination received on a surface that is 1 meter from a standard light source known as unity. A lux is an international measurement comparable in use to the metric system. In the United States, the footcandle unit is more commonly ...

Google previewMeasuring Shadows (2016)

Kepler’s Optics of Invisibility by Raz Chen-Morris

Lux is that quality by which any luminous body illuminates another, as in the case of the sun.

Google previewHow the Arabian Nights Inspired the American Dream, 1790-1935 (2009)

by Susan Nance

However, it was not time to rest on one's laurels yet, the reviewer continued: ''Ex oriente lux is a true enough motto for the historian and archaeologist; but with the sun riding high in heaven above our heads,

Google previewAn Inquiry Into the Symbolical Language of Ancient Art and Mythology (2011)

by Richard Payne Knight

the Latin word LUX is a contraction. 103. The titles LUCETIUS and DIESPITER applied to Jupiter are expressive of the same attribute ; the one signifying luminous, and the other the Father of Day, which the Cretans called by the name of the ...

Google previewPhysical Security and Safety (2014)

A Field Guide for the Practitioner by Truett A. Ricks, Bobby E. Ricks, Jeffrey Dingle

A lux is the measure of light striking a 1 square meter surface on which light is evenly distributed. One foot-candle or lumen roughly equals 10 lux. Light sources give off light in varying amounts according to the strength of the light and the ...

Google previewThe Manual of Interior Plantscaping (2015)

A Guide to Design, Installation, and Maintenance by Kathy Fediw

A lux is a metric unit of ...

Google previewBasic Lighting Worktext for Film and Video (1992)

by Richard Ferncase

The lux is the international metric counterpart to the footcandle (1 footcandle = 10.76 lux). The light sensitivity of video camera pickup tubes is often calibrated in lux (see Figure 7.1). INCIDENT LIGHT The total footcandles of illumination falling ...

Google previewDictionary of Energy (2009)

Expanded Edition by Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris

toe yd kilovolt-ampere kilowatt kilowatt-hour kilowatt peak liter pound lux lumen m ...

Google previewWebster's Academic Dictionary (1895)

A Dictionary of the English Language by Noah Webster

lux ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art (2008)

by Gerald W. R. Ward

The 50 lux level is the minimum that will ...

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Quotes about Lux

You stand transfixed
In Al Meera
Gazing at 'peaches and cream'
On the Lux shampoo
Are you lost in fantasy
Or does she look just
Like your girl
In Bangladesh
You guard
Of insecurity (Roger Clark)
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Scrabble value of L1U1X8

The value of this 3-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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