What does brightness mean?

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ˈbraɪt nɪsbright·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brightnessnoun

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

  2. brightness, cleverness, smartnessnoun

    intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty

  3. luminosity, brightness, brightness level, luminance, luminousness, lightnoun

    the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light

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

Wiktionary

  1. brightnessnoun

    the quality of being bright

  2. brightnessnoun

    the perception elicited by the luminance of an object

  3. brightnessnoun

    intelligence, cleverness

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brightnessnoun

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

  2. Brightnessnoun

    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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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. Katelyn Allers:

    We can't see the clouds themselves, but when a cloud rotates into view or out of view, it changes the brightness of the planet.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Put a very clever man next to a genius, his brightness will immediately turn to dullness!

  4. Kaye Wise-Whitehead:

    When the system itself starts you behind, it takes a lot more money to get you up and moving, when you look at the state of Baltimore City schools -- how they have been systematically underfunded -- you can pump money in, [but] it's going to take a while to get HVACs up, to get air going, to get quality going, to get the schools themselves in a place where they can sustain brightness, the energy and the brilliance of our children that are coming in.

  5. 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.

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    • A. soft-witted
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