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Webster 1913 Edition


Luce

Luce

(līs)
,
Noun.
[OF.
lus
, L.
lucius
a kind of fish.]
(Zool.)
A pike when full grown.
Halliwell.

Webster 1828 Edition


Luce

LUCE

,
Noun.
A pike full grown.

Definition 2021


Luce

Luce

See also: luce, lucè, and lucë

English

Proper noun

Luce

  1. A surname.

luce

luce

See also: Luce, lucè, and lucë

English

Noun

luce (plural luces)

  1. The pike, Esox lucius, when fully grown.
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Italian

Etymology

From Latin lūcem, accusative form of lūx (light), from Proto-Italic *louks, from the Proto-Indo-European root *lewk- (bright; white).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlut͡ʃe/, [ˈl̺uː.t͡ʃe]
  • Hyphenation: lù‧ce

Noun

luce f (plural luci)

  1. light (visible electromagnetic wave; electrical device providing light)
  2. clearance

Related terms

Verb

luce

  1. third-person singular present indicative of lucere

Latin

Noun

lūce f

  1. ablative singular of lux

Verb

lūcē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of lūceō

References


Spanish

Verb

luce

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of lucir.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of lucir.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of lucir.