Definition of Brightish

1. Adjective. Somewhat bright ¹



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Definition of Brightish

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Brightish

bright side
bright spark
bright sparks
bright t1 lesion
brighten
brighten up
brightened
brightener
brighteners
brightening
brightenings
brightens
brighter
brightest
brightfield
brightish (current term)
brightly
brightness
brightness constancy
brightness difference threshold
brightness level
brightnesses
brights
brightsome
brightwork
brightworks
brigose
brigs
brigue
brigued

Literary usage of Brightish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Gems from the Writings of Swedenborg by T. O. Prescott, Emanuel Swedenborg (1852)
"In order to the existence of colour, there must needs be some substance darkish and brightish, or black and white, on which, when the rays of light from the ..."

2. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1902)
"brightish moonlight or twilight, alts, equal. Bright moonlight, altitudes equal Bright moonlight. Slight twilight or mom- light. Moonlight. South Shields. ..."

3. The History, Diagnosis, and Treatment of the Fevers of the United States by Elisha Bartlett (1852)
"Scattered in the midst of the larger patches, are frequently found one or more comparatively healthy lobules, of a pale brightish pink color, ..."

4. A Stellar Key to the Summer Land by Andrew Jackson Davis (1868)
"In the Arcana, § 104:2, he writes : "In order to the existence of color, there must needs be some substance darkish and brightish, or black and white, ..."

5. Astronomical Register (1886)
"Professor Krueger sends the following code telegram : " brightish ... A brightish comet was discovered by Brooks on December (sic) 22 ; its place on May 23, ..."

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