beamy+brightness

  • 1 Radiation — Ra di*a tion (r[=a] d[i^]*[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. radiatio: cf. F. radiation.] 1. The act of radiating, or the state of being radiated; emission and diffusion of rays of light; beamy brightness. [1913 Webster] 2. The shooting forth of anything from …

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  • 2 radiation — n. Irradiance, irradiation, emission of rays, beamy brightness …

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  • 3 Astronomy — • Divided into two main branches, astrometry and astrophysics; the former concerned with determining the places of the investigation of the heavenly bodies, the latter, with the investigation of their chemical and physical nature Catholic… …

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  • 4 bright — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. brilliant, shining, glistening; luminous; clever, intelligent; gay, flashing, sparkling. See color, intelligence, light. Ant., dark, dim; stupid; clouded, dismal. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Shining] …

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  • 5 light — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I adj. airy (see levity); frivolous, jesting, jocular, lightsome; giddy, dizzy, flighty; wanton; nimble, agile; flippant, pert, insouciant; humorous; trivial. See cheerfulness, unimportance, impurity,… …

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  • 6 Light — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Light >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 light light ray beam stream gleam streak pencil Sgm: N 1 sunbeam sunbeam moonbeam Sgm: N 1 aurora aurora GRP: N 2 …

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  • 7 bright — I. a. 1. Luminous, shining, resplendent, glowing, lustrous, beaming, gleaming, glittering, glistening, glistering, twinkling, beaming, shimmering, sparkling, scintillating, scintillant, coruscating, flashing, flaming, blazing, dazzling, irradiant …

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  • 8 light — I n 1. illumination, luminescence, luminosity, radiation, shining, beaming, gleaming; luminousness, brilliance, radiance, lambency, luster, shine, effulgence; irradiation, glow, glowing, fluorescence, in candescence, phosphorescence; brightness,… …

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