Definition of lux
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1.
LEM
lūx, lūcis
LVC-
noun (f., 3rd declension)
  1. light, brightness
  2. the light of day, daylight, day
  3. [plural] the heavenly bodies
  4. a day
  5. life
  6. an eye, the eyesight
Abbreviations
lūx lūcis, f LVC-, light, brightness: solis ac lychnorum: Stella facem ducens multā cum luce, V.: auctor Lucis (i. e. Sol), O.: siderea, heavenly, O.: donec lux occidat, till sunset, Iu.

—The light of day, daylight, day: usque ad lucem vigilare, T.: lux ubi adventabat, S.: ante lucem: primā luce, at dawn, Cs.: luce sub ipsā, at the point of day, V.: Dormiet in lucem, till day is advanced, H.: luce reversā, Iu.: luce occidi, in open day: luci adgredi.

—Plur, the heavenly bodies: Illae, quae fulgent luces.

—A day: centesima lux est haec ab interitu P. Clodi: longiore luce opus est, L.: anxia nocte, Anxia luce gemit, O.: Natali die mihi dulcior haec lux, Iu.: vocat lux ultima victos, i. e. death, V.: aestiva, summer, V.: brumalis, winter, O.

—Life: me reducem in lucem facere, T.: corpora luce carentum, i. e. of the dead, V.: simul atque editi in lucem sumus: aeterna, O.

—An eye, the eyesight: damnum lucis ademptae, O.

—A light: O lux Dardaniae, i. e. Hector, V.: Luce nihil gestum, nihil est Diomede remoto, O.

—Fig., the sight of men, public view, the public, the world: in luce atque in oculis civium magnus: forensi luce carere: res occultissimas in lucem proferre.

—Light, encouragement, help, succor: lux quaedam videbatur oblata, regno sublato: lucem adferre rei p.: Lucem redde patriae, H.

—A light, ornament: urbs, lux orbis terrarum.

—Light, illustration, elucidation: historia lux veritatis.

—That which enlightens, source of illumination: ratio quasi quaedam lux vitae.
 
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