luminiferous


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lu·mi·nif·er·ous

(lū'mi-nif'ĕr-ŭs),
Producing or conveying light.
[L. lumen, light, + fero, to carry]

lu·mi·nif·er·ous

(lū'mi-nif'ĕr-ŭs)
Producing or conveying light.
[L. lumen, light, + fero, to carry]

luminiferous

(loo″mĭ-nĭf′ĕr-ŭs) [L. lumen, light, + ferre, to bear]
Producing or conveying light.
References in periodicals archive ?
"A Dynamical Theory of the Electric and Luminiferous Medium.
On the Relative Motion of the Earth and the Luminiferous Ether.
Michon gives a comprehensive explanation of the Michelson-Morley Experiment, Fitzgerald contraction and Lorentz transformation, which dispelled the theory of the luminiferous aether.
By the early 1900s, it was thought that there must be a luminiferous ether that carries light.
[14.] Larmor, J., "A dynamical theory of the electric and luminiferous medium-- Part II.
The Ethernet engineers used terms from Michelson and Morley, such as the "passive" qualities of the ether, and the type of ether relevant to Ethernet design (i.e., the "luminiferous ether," or light-bearing ether).
[20.] Earnshaw, S., "On the nature of the molecular forces which regulate the constitution of the luminiferous ether," Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, Vol.
At the time many people thought that light was propagated by a medium known as the 'luminiferous ether'.
18) reminded me of the 19th century search for the luminiferous ether.
Doran meticulously tracks the origins of Michael Faraday's revolutionary lines of electric and magnetic force and physical theories concerning the "luminiferous aether" that had taken root between 1825 and 1850 back through the Romantic and Enlightenment eras all the way to seventeenth-century conceptions of and challenges to philosophies of materialism including those of Rene Descartes and Leibniz.
Without such technologies the EMS would be nothing more than the "Luminiferous Ether" promulgated by the scientist Albert A.
Terrence Deacon has listed a number of examples of misplaced concreteness including: Phlogiston = fire substance, Caloric = heat substance (transferred between things), Luminiferous Ether = medium for wave & field effects, and Elan vital = essence of life.