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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 il·lu·mi·na·tion /ɪˌluməˈneʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 il·lu·mi·na·tion /ɪlˌuməˈneʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 *照明 照度

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Il·lu·mi·na·tion n.
 1. The act of illuminating, or supplying with light; the state of being illuminated.
 2. Festive decoration of houses or buildings with lights.
 3. Adornment of books and manuscripts with colored illustrations. See Illuminate, v. t., 3.
 4. That which is illuminated, as a house; also, an ornamented book or manuscript.
 5. That which illuminates or gives light; brightness; splendor; especially, intellectual light or knowledge.
    The illumination which a bright genius giveth to his work.   --Felton.
 6. Theol. The special communication of knowledge to the mind by God; inspiration.
    Hymns and psalms . . . are framed by meditation beforehand, or by prophetical illumination are inspired.   --Hooker.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination;
           "follow God's light" [syn: light]
      2: the degree of visibility of your environment
      3: an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding;
         "the professor's clarification helped her to understand
         the textbook" [syn: clarification, elucidation]
      4: the luminous flux incident on a unit area [syn: illuminance]
      5: painting or drawing included in a book (especially in
         illuminated medieval manuscripts) [syn: miniature]