brilliance

  1. great brightness
  2. the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
  3. unusual mental ability

brilliance

Radiant brightness of a diamond or other transparent gemstone, enhanced by the skilled arrangement of FACETS. A stone's brilliance is enhanced if the facets cause a greater deflection of light entering a stone and minimal loss of light through the stone's base.

brilliance

[n] - unusual mental ability
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Brilliance

In concert hall acoustics, a bright, clear, ringing sound, rich in harmonics, is called brilliant. In a brilliant sound the treble frequencies are prominent and decay slowly. This means that the high frequencies are diminished only by the natural absorption of the sound in the air itself.
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Brilliance

The intensity of light reflected from a surface. It is sometimes an alternative term for luminosity.
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Brilliance

Bril'liance (brĭl'y a n*s) noun Brilliancy. Tennyson.
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brilliance

noun unusual mental ability
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brilliance

noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand; `for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen`s hotel`; `his `Hamlet` lacks the brilliance that one expects`; `it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor`; `an imaginat...
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brilliance

(from the article `acoustics`) `Warmth` and `brilliance` refer to the reverberation time at low frequencies relative to that at higher frequencies. Above about 500 hertz, the ...
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Brilliance

The intensity of light reflected from a surface. It is sometimes an alternative term for luminosity
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brilliance

Radiant brightness of a diamond or other transparent gemstone, enhanced by the skilled arrangement of facets. A stone's brilliance is enhanced if the facets cause a greater deflection of light entering a stone and minimal loss of light through the stone's base.
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Brilliance

Flash or dazzle, as related to performance
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Brilliance

[graphics editor] Brilliance is a bitmap graphics editor for the Amiga computer, published by Digital Creations in 1993. Although marketed as a single package, Brilliance in reality consisted of two separate (but near identical-looking) applications. One was a palette-based package also named Brilliance. The other was a true color package c...
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Brilliance

A quantitative measure of the amount of light return through the gem. A GIA Standardized term.
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brilliance

The brightness that appears to emanate from within a diamond, due to the reflection of light that falls on the table back through the same facet
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Brilliance

Brilliance is what makes a diamond sparkle. When white light shines on the diamond, a luminescent reflection is seen. A correctly cut diamond increases the reflection of the light and has a maximal brilliance.
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Brilliance

Intensity of light reflected from a surface. It is sometimes an alternative term for luminosity.
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