brightness
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brightness(
brayd
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nihs
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (state of being bright)
a. el brillo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Some people believe that the large changes in that star's brightness are attributable to aliens.Algunos creen que los grandes cambios en el brillo de esa estrella son atribuibles a extraterrestres.
b. el resplandor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After three days of rain, the sun's intense brightness was a welcome change.Después de tres días de lluvia, el intenso resplandor del sol fue un cambio bienvenido.
c. la claridad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There will be plenty of brightness and sunshine today.Habrá bastante claridad y sol hoy.
d. la luminosidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How do I adjust the monitor's brightness?¿Cómo se ajusta la luminosidad del monitor?
2. (vividness)
a. la viveza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The brightness of the colors the artist in her designs serves to brighten people's moods.La viveza de los colores que utiliza la artista en sus diseños sirve para levantar el estado de ánimo de la gente.
3. (cheerfulness)
a. la alegría
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Barry's brightness returned as soon as Erika came back from her business trip.La alegría de Barry volvió en cuanto Erika regresó de su viaje de negocios.
4. (cleverness)
a. la inteligencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Bertha's brightness in mathematics was evident from the time she was 11.La inteligencia de Bertha para las matemáticas era evidente desde los 11 años.
5. (promise)
a. lo prometedor
Upon graduating from college, Martin was confident about the brightness of his future.Al graduarse de la universidad, Martín confiaba en lo prometedor de su futuro.
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brightness
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of light, sun)
a. el luminosidad f, brillo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of color)
a. la viveza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
brightness (control)(mando m del) brillo m
3. (cleverness)
a. la inteligencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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brightness [ˈbraɪtnɪs]
noun
1 [of light, sun, fire, eyes, metal] brillo (m); resplandor (m); [of morning, day] claridad (f); luminosidad (f); [of colour] viveza (f)
2 (cheerfulness) alegría (f); animación (f)
3 (cleverness) inteligencia (f)
4 (promise) [of future, prospects] lo prometedor
modifier
brightness control (n) (TV) botón (m) de ajuste del brillo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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