lumen

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  • (file)

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lumen (plural lumens or lumina)

  1. (physics) In the International System of Units, the derived unit of luminous flux; the light that is emitted in a solid angle of one steradian from a source of one candela. Symbol: lm.
  2. (anatomy) The cavity or channel within a tube or tubular organ.
  3. (botany) The cavity bounded by a plant cell wall.
  4. (medicine) The bore of a tube such as a hollow needle or catheter.

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lumen

  1. (physics, anatomy, botany, medicine) lumen
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlume̞n]
  • Hyphenation: lu‧men

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lumen

  1. Genitive singular form of lumi.

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From Proto-Indo-European *lewk-s-men, from *lewk-.[1] Cognate to Latin lūx.

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lūmen n (genitive lūminis); third declension

  1. light
  2. (poetic) the eyes
  3. (poetic) daylight
  4. (poetic) brightness
  5. (poetic) the light of life

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Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lūmen lūmina
genitive lūminis lūminum
dative lūminī lūminibus
accusative lūmen lūmina
ablative lūmine lūminibus
vocative lūmen lūmina

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  1. ^ Jacqueline Picoche, Jean-Claude Rolland, Dictionnaire étymologique du français, Paris 2009, Dictionnaires Le Robert, ISBN 978-2-84902-424-9

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lumen m

  1. lumen (SI-unit)

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lumen

  1. lumen (singular and plural)