brightness

A setting on the monitor which affects the overall level of light it emits. It is important for Health and Safety to have sufficient brightness so that the user can see clearly without straining, but not too much to cause over stimulation of the eyes leading to possible eye strain or headaches.

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. ==Terminology== The adjective bright derives from an Old English beorht with t...
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Brightness

• (n.) The quality or state of being bright; splendor; luster; brilliancy; clearness. • (n.) Acuteness (of the faculties); sharpness 9wit.
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brightness

<microscopy> The brightness of an extended luminous source is termed the intensity per unit area measured in candles per cm exp2. Also, the intensity of reflection, it may be measured in lamberts, one lambert equals 1 lumen/cm exp2. ... (05 Aug 1998) ...
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brightness

(from the article `meteor and meteoroid`) ...see with the naked eye several meteors per hour. Meteors can last for a small fraction of a second up to several seconds. Quite often, as the ... Neptune is the only giant planet that is not visible without a telescope. Having an apparent magnitude of 7.8, it is approximately one-fifth as ......
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Brightness

- An adjustment to control the lightness and darkness of an image measured by the percentage of light reflected.
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brightness

cleverness noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
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Brightness

Bright'ness noun [ Anglo-Saxon beorhines . See Bright .] 1. The quality or state of being bright; splendor; luster; brilliancy; clearness. « A sudden brightness in his face appear. Crabbe. » 2. Acuteness (of the faculties); sharpness 9wit. &#x...
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brightness

attribute of a visual sensation according to which an area appears to emit more or less light
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brightness

Attribute of a visual sensation according to which an area appears to emit more or less light.
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Brightness

Brilliance or light reflectivity characteristic of a particular printing paper. If paper lacks brightness it will absorb too much light, so little will reflect back through the ink.
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Brightness

Characteristic of paper referring to how much light it reflects.
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Brightness

For video, the overall light level of the entire image. A brightness control makes an image brighter; however, when it is combined with a contrast, or white level control, the brightness control is best used to define the black level of the image (see Black Level). For audio, something referred to as bright has too much treble or high-frequency sou...
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Brightness

In PAL and NTSC video signals, the brightness information at any particular instant in a picture is conveyed by the corresponding instantaneous DC level of active video. Brightness control is an adjustment of setup (black level, black reference).
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brightness

in physics, the subjective visual sensation related to the intensity of light emanating from a surface or from a point source (see luminous ... [2 related articles]
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Brightness

Specifically and most accurately brightness is measured in terms of lumens. Contextually opinions vary regarding levels of brightness or intensities of the amount of light that is perceived reflecting from a given surface
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brightness

The amount of light, or other radiation coming from an object; it can be quantified in several different ways. Luminosity is a measure of how bright something is intrinsically. It can be measured in watts, or watts per hertz to describe the luminosity at a specific frequency. For historical reasons,...
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Brightness

The attribute of visual sensation by which an observer is made aware of differences in luminance.
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Brightness

The balance of light and dark shades in a image. Brightness is distinct from contrast, which measures the range between the darkness and lightest shades in a image. Brightness determines the intensity of shades; contrast determines the number of shades you get.
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Brightness

The brilliance or reflectance of paper.
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Brightness

The converse of dullness.
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Brightness

The dimension of color space that captures the intensity of light.
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Brightness

The overall intensity of an image. The lower the brightness value, the darker the image; the higher the value, the lighter the image.
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Brightness

Value of a pixel in a digital image giving its value of lightness from black to white, with o being black and 255 being white.
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brightness

[n] - intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty 2. [n] - the location of a visual perception along the black-to-white continuum
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