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.

How to pronounce brightness?

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    Karen
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How to say brightness in sign language?

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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. Gallagher:

    Don't you wish there were a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence There's one marked 'Brightness,' but it doesn't work.

  2. Dejan Stojanovic:

    We like to admit to only that which already glows, although it is nobler to support brightness before it glows, not afterwards.

  3. Ellie Dickinson:

    It’s considered normal to change things like brightness levels but moving buildings and people and adding sunsets is something else, the problem with fake photos comes down to the premise of blogging. It’s supposed to be accessible and authentic, not a glossy magazine. People want to see a lifestyle that’s amazing, but attainable.

  4. Andrea Dupree:

    Betelgeuse typically goes through brightness cycles lasting around 420 days, and since the previous minimum happened in February 2020, this new dimming is over a year early.

  5. George Raitu:

    Millions of people are staring at a wall of expiring support programs, such as the pandemic unemployment insurance and eviction protection, which dampen the brightness of the incoming holiday season, while we see a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel with upcoming vaccines, there is still a big question around whether Congress can come to terms on a new stimulus package to help the country recover from the current economic downturn.

Images & Illustrations of brightness

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    • A. embellish
    • B. abhor
    • C. abide
    • D. denudate

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