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Meaning of ILLUMINATING

Pronunciation:  i'loomu`neyting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  providing light; "the sun's illuminating rays"
  2. [adj]  highly enlightening; making understandable or clarifying; "an illuminating lecture"; "illuminating pieces of information"
 

ILLUMINATING is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: enlightening, light
 
 Antonyms: unenlightening, unilluminating
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Il*lu"mi*na`ting\, a.
Giving or producing light; used for illumination.

{Illuminating gas}. See {Gas}, n., 2
(a) .

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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