Luminosity

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Alternative term: Brightness (U.S.A.)

The attribute of visual sensation according to which an area appears to emit more or less light.


Note: This attribute is the psychosensorial correlate (or nearly so) of the photometric quantity "luminance".

Reference: C.I.E. (extract)




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

South

ampere

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

charge current

Intensity

Illuminance

Energy

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