General English



  • The providing or application of light. This is a qualitative term, while illuminance quantifies specifically.
  • A deprecated term for illuminance.
  • For an antenna, the geometric distribution of power that reaches the various parts of a reflector dish.

Information & Library Science

  • noun the painting of initial letters in manuscripts with gold, silver and colours

Media Studies

  • noun a decorated letter, design or illustration on a manuscript or page, or the art or act of decorating written texts

Real Estate

  • noun the amount or strength of light available in a place or for a purpose