# illuminance

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#### Wikidiffcom vs Illuminance - What's the difference?

wikidiffcom | illuminance |

## As a noun illuminance is

(physics) the luminous flux incident on unit area of a surface; measured in lux or lumens.

#### Lighting vs Illuminance - What's the difference?

lighting | illuminance |

## As nouns the difference between lighting and illuminance

is that lighting is the equipment used to provide illumination; the illumination so provided while illuminance is (physics) the luminous flux incident on unit area of a surface; measured in lux or lumens.

#### Illuminance vs Phot - What's the difference?

illuminance | phot |

## As nouns the difference between illuminance and phot

is that illuminance is (physics) the luminous flux incident on unit area of a surface; measured in lux or lumens while phot is a photometric unit of illuminance, or luminous flux through an area (symbol ph).

## As a verb phot is

(informal) to.

#### Illumination vs Illuminance - What's the difference?

illumination | illuminance |

## As nouns the difference between illumination and illuminance

is that illumination is the act of illuminating, or supplying with light; the state of being illuminated while illuminance is (physics) the luminous flux incident on unit area of a surface; measured in lux or lumens.

#### Lumen vs Illuminance - What's the difference?

lumen | illuminance |

## In context|physics|lang=en terms the difference between lumen and illuminance

is that lumen is (physics) in the international system of units, the derived unit of luminous flux; the light that is emitted in a solid angle of one steradian from a source of one candela symbol: lm while illuminance is (physics) the luminous flux incident on unit area of a surface; measured in lux or lumens.

## As nouns the difference between lumen and illuminance

is that lumen is (physics) in the international system of units, the derived unit of luminous flux; the light that is emitted in a solid angle of one steradian from a source of one candela symbol: lm while illuminance is (physics) the luminous flux incident on unit area of a surface; measured in lux or lumens.

#### What is the difference between illuminance and lux?

illuminance | lux |

## As nouns the difference between illuminance and lux

is that illuminance is (physics) the luminous flux incident on unit area of a surface; measured in lux or lumens while lux is in the international system of units, the derived unit of illuminance or illumination; one lumen per square metre symbol: lx.

## As a verb lux is

(obsolete|transitive) to put out of joint; to luxate.

#### What is the difference between luminance and illuminance?

luminance | illuminance |

## As nouns the difference between luminance and illuminance

is that luminance is the quality of being luminous while illuminance is (physics) the luminous flux incident on unit area of a surface; measured in lux or lumens.