Definition of Brightness. Meaning of Brightness. Synonyms of Brightness

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Definition of Brightness

Brightness
Brightness Bright"ness, n. [AS. beorhines. See Bright.] 1. The quality or state of being bright; splendor; luster; brilliancy; clearness. A sudden brightness in his face appear. --Crabbe. 2. Acuteness (of the faculties); sharpness 9wit. The brightness of his parts . . . distinguished him. --Prior. Syn: Splendor; luster; radiance; resplendence; brilliancy; effulgence; glory; clearness.

Meaning of Brightness from wikipedia

- Brightness is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to be radiating or reflecting light. In other words, brightness is the perception...
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- Bright may refer to: Bright, an adjective meaning giving off or reflecting illumination; see Brightness Bright, an adjective meaning someone with intelligence...
- with some brightness temperature to the actual temperature equal to brightness temperature). Nonthermal sources can have very high brightness temperatures...
- 49). Any exact order of the visual brightness of stars is not perfectly defined for four reasons: Stellar brightness is traditionally based on the apparent...
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- In astronomy, surface brightness quantifies the apparent brightness or flux density per unit angular area of a spatially extended object such as a galaxy...
- furnished the title for the James Tiptree, Jr., novel, Brightness Falls from the Air, in which "brightness" is a euphemism for destruction. (A 1942 novel about...
- term "brightness" is also used in discussions of sound timbres, in a rough analogy with visual brightness. Timbre researchers consider brightness to be...
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