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illuminator

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The light source used in a transmitted- or reflected-light microscope. For most routine work, an incandescent, tungsten filament lamp with a variable rheostat is used. The colour...

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illuminator

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The light source used in a transmitted- or reflected-light microscope. For most routine work, an incandescent, tungsten filament lamp with a variable rheostat is used. The colour...

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Illuminators

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Of Byz. MSS are rarely documented in colophons or otherwise. The common term for an illuminator was zographos, “painter” (I. Ševčenko, DOP 16 [1962] 245, n.6), but probably around the ...

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illuminator

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 61 words.

The light source used in a transmitted- or reflected-light microscope. For most routine work, an incandescent, tungsten filament lamp with

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illuminator

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 61 words.

The light source used in a transmitted- or *reflected-light microscope. For most routine work, an incandescent, tungsten filament lamp

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illuminate

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 25 words.

Illuminate is most common by far. Illumine is archaic except in poetry. ✳Illume is obsolescent.

Current ratio (in order of

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illuminate

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 122 words.

agnate, magnate • incarnate, khanate • impregnate • coordinate, subordinate • decaffeinate • paginate • originate

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illuminate

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 120 words.

agnate, magnate • incarnate, khanate • impregnate • coordinate, subordinate • decaffeinate • paginate • originate

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illuminate

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 50 words.

light up, give light to XVI; decorate with colour XVIII. f. pp. stem of late L. illumināre, f. IL-

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Illuminators

Robert S. Nelson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 228 words.

of Byz. MSS are rarely documented in colophons or otherwise. The common term for an illuminator was zographos, “painter”

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illuminated manuscripts

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

Books written by hand, decorated with pictures and ornaments of different kinds. The word ‘illuminated’ comes from a usage of the Latin word illuminare in connection with oratory or prose...

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