Luminary


Luminary
(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Source of light, self-luminous body.
<- N
PARAG:Luminary->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ luminary
luminary
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ light
light
&c. 420
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ flame
flame
&c.(fire) 382
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ spark
spark
scintilla
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ phosphorescence
phosphorescence
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sun
sun
orb of day
Phoebus
Apollo
Aurora
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ star
star
orb
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ meteor
meteor
falling star
shooting star
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ blazing star
blazing star
dog star
Sirius
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ canicula
canicula
Aldebaran
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ constellation
constellation
galaxy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ northern light
northern light
aurora borealis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ southern lights
southern lights
aurora australis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ zodiacal light
zodiacal light
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ anthelion
anthelion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ day star
day star
morning star
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ Lucifer
Lucifer
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ mock sun
mock sun
parhelion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ phosphor
phosphor
phosphorus
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sun dog
sun dog
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ Venus
Venus
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ polar lights
polar lights
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ lightning
lightning
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ chain lightning
chain lightning
fork lightning
sheet lightning
summer lightning
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ phosphorus
phosphorus
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ ignis fatuus
ignis fatuus
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ Jack o'lantern
Jack o'lantern
Friar's lantern
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ will-o'-the-wisp
will-o'-the-wisp
firedrake
Fata Morgana
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ glowworm
glowworm
firefly
=>(Artificial light)
GRP: \\ N \\ Artificial light
Sgm: \\ N \\ Artificial light \\ gas
gas
Sgm: \\ N \\ Artificial light \\ gas light
gas light
lime light
electric light
Sgm: \\ N \\ Artificial light \\ lamp
lamp
Sgm: \\ N \\ Artificial light \\ lantern
lantern
lanthorn
Sgm: \\ N \\ Artificial light \\ dark lantern
dark lantern
bull's-eye
Sgm: \\ N \\ Artificial light \\ candle
candle
bougie
taper
rushlight
Sgm: \\ N \\ Artificial light \\ oil
oil
&c.(grease) 356
Sgm: \\ N \\ Artificial light \\ wick
wick
burner
Sgm: \\ N \\ Artificial light \\ Argand
Argand
moderator
duplex
Sgm: \\ N \\ Artificial light \\ torch
torch
flambeau
link
brand
Sgm: \\ N \\ Artificial light \\ gaselier
gaselier
chandelier
electrolier
candelabrum
girandole
sconce
luster
candlestick
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ firework
firework
fizgig
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ pyrotechnics
pyrotechnics
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ rocket
rocket
lighthouse
&c.(signal) 550
PARAG:Luminary->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ illuminate
illuminate
&c.(light) 420
PARAG:Luminary->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ self-luminous
self-luminous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ phosphoric
phosphoric
phosphorescent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ radiant
radiant
&c.(light) 420

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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