Definition of brightness
Examples of brightness in a Sentence
the brightness of the sunshine made me squint after an afternoon spent in a darkened movie theater
Recent Examples of brightness from the Web
It is back lit and boasts an extra row of special function keys to raise/lower screen brightness and volume, shift music tracks, hide your work or return to the home page.
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To find planets outside the solar system, Kepler looks for tiny dips in the brightness of distant stars that indicates a small body has passed in front of them.
The Kepler space telescope finds planets by looking for tiny drops in stars' brightness that occur when a planet crosses in front of one, called a transit.
Fabian predicts that the HXMT sky survey will prove particularly valuable for catching transient x-ray sources that emerge, flare up to tremendous brightness, and then just as quickly fade away.
Ambient lighting featured LED lights accentuating design contours, especially around the instrument panel and doors, and offered 11 different lighting effects with six different light colors and individual brightness adjustment.
As KELT-9b moved in front of the star, the star's brightness dimmed.
The display has a 4ms response time, 300 nit brightness, and a 100Hz refresh rate.
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First Known Use of brightness
before 12th century
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