What does brightness mean?

Definitions for brightness
ˈbraɪt nɪsbright·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brightness(noun)

    the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white

  2. brightness, cleverness, smartness(noun)

    intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty

  3. luminosity, brightness, brightness level, luminance, luminousness, light(noun)

    the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light

    "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"

Wiktionary

  1. brightness(Noun)

    the quality of being bright

  2. brightness(Noun)

    the perception elicited by the luminance of an object

  3. brightness(Noun)

    intelligence, cleverness

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brightness(noun)

    the quality or state of being bright; splendor; luster; brilliancy; clearness

  2. Brightness(noun)

    acuteness (of the faculties); sharpness 9wit

Freebase

  1. Brightness

    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 elicited by the luminance of a visual target. This is a subjective attribute/property of an object being observed.

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brightness in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brightness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of brightness in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Eternal brightness is as scary as the eternal darkness.

  2. Frances Rodman:

    Courage is sometimes frail as hope is frail a fragile shoot between two stones that grows brave toward the sun though warmth and brightness fail, striving and faith the only strength it knows.

  3. Simon Hirst:

    It was the best part of the three days, there was one clear winner that had a unique freshness and brightness.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Beauty, Elegance, Grace and Truth in the Universe don't lie outside, but are always inside - within the brilliance of our mind and the brightness in our heart. Always maintain it, rekindle it, and never let it fade away or die. The dichotomy of life is that we must seek Beauty, Elegance, Grace and Truth within first, so as to understand the outside that is often without.

  5. Sanskrit Proverb:

    Those noble men who falsehood dread In wealth and glory ever grow, As flames with greater brightness glow With oil in ceaseless flow when fed.

Images & Illustrations of brightness

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