brightness meaning

  • 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.

    Definition of brightness in English Dictionary

  • NounPLbrightnessesSUF-ness
    1. The quality of being bright.
      1. Here, in the transept and choir, where the service was being held, one was conscious every moment of an increasing brightness; colours glowing vividly beneath the circular chandeliers, and the rows of small lights on the choristers' desks flashed and sparkled in front of the boys' faces, deep linen collars, and red neckbands.
    2. The perception elicited by the luminance of an object.
      1. Intelligence, cleverness.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Ratzlaff, E. H. & Grinvald, A. A tandem-lens epifluorescence macroscope: hundred-fold brightness advantage for wide-field imaging .
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ness
              • Suffixes that form nouns from adjectives and nouns
                • Words suffixed with -ness
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Uncountable nouns
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              Meaning of brightness for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "brightness" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
              Difficultness: Level 2
              Easy     ➨     Difficult
              Definiteness: Level 5
              Definite    ➨     Versatile