- luminary (n.)
- mid-15c., "lamp, source of (artificial) light," from Old French luminarie (12c.), "lamp, lights, lighting; candles; brightness, illumination," from Late Latin luminare "light, torch, lamp, heavenly body," literally "that which gives light," from Latin lumen (genitive luminis) "light," related to lucere "to shine" (see light (n.)). Sense of "notable person" is first recorded 1690s, though the Middle English word also had a figurative sense of "source of spiritual light, example of holiness."
- 1. This code for the computer mouse maze topology search code LUMINARY processor's Lm 3 s 615.
- 2. That luminary gazed earnestly at some papers before him.
- 3. Now that a new light shone upon the horizon, this older luminary paled in the west.
- 现在东方地平线上升起了一轮朝阳, 这弯残月就在西边天际失去了光泽.
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