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Definition of "self-luminous" [self•-lu•mi•nous]

  • Possessing in itself the property of emitting light. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "self-luminous" in a sentence
  • "It was a terrible, indescribable thing vaster than any subway train - a shapeless congeries of protoplasmic bubbles, faintly self-luminous, and with myriads of temporary eyes forming and un-forming as pustules of greenish light all over the tunnel-filling front that bore down upon us, crushing the frantic penguins and slithering over the glistening floor that it and its kind had swept so evilly free of all litter."
  • "In contrast to material reality, the Transcendental is fully conscious, dynamic, eternal, self-luminous, and without parts, and experiences no duality or opposition."
  • "The first act began in Japan fifty years ago, when Osamu Shimomura studied the self-luminous small crustacean ostracod Cypridina."
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