Definition of Briming

1. phosphorescence of the sea [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Briming

brilliantly
brilliantness
brilliants
brillig
brillo
brillo pad
brillos
brills
brim
brim over
brimborion
brimborions
brimful
brimfull
brimfully
briming (current term)
brimings
brimless
brimmed
brimmer
brimmers
brimming
brimonidine
brims
brimstone
brimstones
brimstony
brin
brinded
brindisis

Literary usage of Briming

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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1860)
"(briming.) Properties. Colourless, strongly refracting oil. (Ettling.) Sp. gr. ... (briming.) It is more viscid than oil of turpentine. (Williams. ..."

2. Transactions by Penzance Natural History and Antiquarian Society (1851)
"The fishermen, knowing this, will wait the briming time, to discover what possibly may have escaped their observation during the day. ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"briming. The name given to those scintillations of light in the sea waves at night, produced by several species of entomostraca, medusa?, &c., when excited. ..."

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