Illumination in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Illumination

The act of illuminating, or supplying with light; the state of being illuminated. | Festive decoration of houses or buildings with lights. | Adornment of books and manuscripts with colored illustrations. See illuminate (transitive verb).

Short Example Sentences for Illumination

  • 1. Another source of illumination sprang into being. 🔊
  • 2. Come in; the illumination is over. 🔊
  • 3. No illumination can sweep all mystery out of the world. 🔊
  • 4. As a preliminary system of illumination it proved invaluable. 🔊
  • 5. This meager illumination cast the place into somber twilight. 🔊
  • 6. The scarlet glow he took to be the illumination under the altar of Buddha. 🔊

How to use Illumination in Sentences?

  • 1. In the interest of the proceedings a general illumination had not been ordered. 🔊
  • 2. In a sudden moment of illumination he realized all that she must have been feeling. 🔊
  • 3. The application of electricity to purposes of illumination marks an era in human progress. 🔊
  • 4. With much coaxing and screwing and pricking, a tolerable illumination was at last achieved. 🔊
  • 5. Corinna smiled; but the transient illumination veiled rather than revealed her obscure motives. 🔊
  • 6. Each one of her fourteen days thus promised to bear some bright illumination in its sober text. 🔊
  • 7. The Darrell house looked as if there was an illumination for a national celebration. 🔊
  • 8. Mr. Drew, Karen reflected, looked in the dual illumination like a portrait by Besnard. 🔊
  • 9. There is nothing more unnerving than this sudden illumination when we have been groping and struggling in the dark. 🔊
  • 10. The reason why the illumination extended so late in the night was because of the great height that these particles of dust attained. 🔊
  • 11. The arc-lamps in the street flickered with an ineffective blue gleam which shed no illumination round about. 🔊
  • 12. The material of such illumination was oil derived either from animals or from vegetable products, such as the olive. 🔊
  • 13. Through the glass of the door she watched him descend upon his errand, until he disappeared over the edge of the illumination of the vestibule. 🔊
  • 14. A given amount of illumination can be produced much more cheaply by electricity than by any means of gas lighting or ordinary combustion. 🔊
  • 15. The question of artificial illumination has had much to do with the progress of the human race, particularly when aggregated into cities. 🔊
  • 16. Its single illumination was a pale-blue light which burned before a low building set apart from the others at the far end. 🔊
  • 17. This principle of light diffusion is taken advantage of to produce an even illumination in stores that are lighted only on one or two sides. 🔊
  • 18. This illumination is the root of the virtue of faith, by means of which the individual mind appropriates the divine truth presented to it. 🔊
  • 19. April restores him to superb majesty, and our hearts are filled with hope in the illumination of those beauteous, sunny hours. 🔊
  • 20. Libraries which would now be priceless, were sacked and destroyed because the illumination on the manuscripts was Popish. 🔊
  • 21. Higher still Orion and his mighty company looked down upon the humble illumination of the zigzag roofs. 🔊
  • 22. In the evening, there was an illumination of the green alleys and the little square in front of the house, and a band of music for the people. 🔊
  • 23. The awful night seemed endless, but at last a pale illumination appeared in the air, and they knew that day had come. 🔊
  • 24. The whole church, galleries and every place, seemed instantly to be in a flame, and with this illumination the ceremony ended. 🔊
  • 25. Tongues of ruddy flame, fountains of ruby sparks, ascended through the spreading limbs and flung a fierce illumination upward and around. 🔊
  • 26. The second quality is that illumination of the mind, irradiated by the truth, the whole compass of which exists in the Body. 🔊
  • 27. The human soul reaches up to God, not through thought, but by means of a mystical inner illumination and revelation that transcends thought. 🔊
  • 28. The sudden illumination showed her the hairless features of Captain Brant, who had come down from the bridge to meet her at the gangway. 🔊
  • 29. One green-shaded light threw the maps on Douglas' desk into glaring prominence; besides that, there was no illumination anywhere in the 'drome. 🔊