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Adjective
/ˈbrilyənt/,
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(of light) Very bright and radiant,
  1. (of light) Very bright and radiant

  2. (of a color) Brightly and intensely vivid

  3. Exceptionally clever or talented
    • - a brilliant young mathematician
    • - a brilliant idea
  4. Outstanding; impressive
    • - his brilliant career at Harvard
  5. Very good, excellent, or marvelous
    • - we had a brilliant time
    • - “Brilliant!” he declared excitedly as she finished telling him what had happened
Noun
  1. A diamond of brilliant cut


  1. of surpassing excellence; "a brilliant performance"; "a superb actor"
  2. brainy: having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence; "some men dislike brainy women"; "a brilliant mind"; "a brilliant solution to the problem"
  3. characterized by grandeur; "the brilliant court life at Versailles"; "a glorious work of art"; "magnificent cathedrals"; "the splendid coronation ceremony"
  4. bright: having striking color; "bright dress"; "brilliant tapestries"; "a bird with vivid plumage"
  5. full of light; shining intensely; "a brilliant star"; "brilliant chandeliers"
  6. bright: clear and sharp and ringing; "the bright sound of the trumpet section"; "the brilliant sound of the trumpets"
  7. Brilliant! was a group exhibition of contemporary art held at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA between 22 October, 1995 and 7 January, 1996. The exhibition was then reinstalled at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, in Texas—where it was on view between 17 February and 14 April, 1996.
  8. Brilliant is a town in Marion County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 762.
  9. Brilliant were a British pop/rock group active in the 1980s. Although not commercially successful and mauled by the critics, they remain notable because of the personnel involved - Martin Glover aka Youth, formerly of Killing Joke and subsequently a top producer/remixer; Jimmy Cauty, later to ...
  10. A brilliant is a diamond or other gemstone, cut in a particular form with numerous facets so as to have exceptional brilliance. The shape resembles that of a cone and provides maximized light return through the top of the diamond.
  11. Brilliant is a thriller film released in 2004. The film stars Erika Eleniak, and Bruce Boxleitner.
  12. Brilliant is a schooner located at Mystic Seaport in Mystic, Connecticut, United States. The Brillant was built in 1932 on City Island, Bronx by Henry B. Nevins. The Brilliant was built for Walter Barnum. ...
  13. a finely cut gemstone, especially a diamond, having many facets; shining brightly; both light and saturated; having a sharp, clear tone; of surpassing excellence; magnificent or wonderful; highly intelligent
  14. (BRILLIANTS) Another term for paste, strass, crystal, or rhinestones.
  15. (brilliance)  Degree to which a faceted mineral or gemstone sparkles and returns light from within.  Brilliance is dependent on the cup and refractive index of the mineral.
  16. (brilliance) The intensity and amount of light reflecting from inside a diamond or gemstone.
  17. (Brilliance) Relative brightness of the play of colour measured on a scale of 1 to 5
  18. (Brilliance) Liveliness, or sparkle in a stone when light is reflected from the surface and from the total internal reflection of light.
  19. (BRILLIANCE) The intensity of white light reflected through the top of the diamond.
  20. Brilliance refers to the amount of light reflected through the surface of a diamond and is maximized by cutting a diamond to the correct proportions.
  21. (Brilliance) (n) A quantitative measure of the amount of light return through the gem. A GIA Standardized term.
  22. (Brilliance) In concert hall acoustics, a bright, clear, ringing sound, rich in harmonics, is called ìbrilliant.î In a brilliant sound the treble frequencies are prominent and decay slowly. ...
  23. (Brilliance) Not flat, emphasis on the trebles.
  24. (Brilliance) Property of a typeface related to its typographic contrast. Also referred to as sparkle.
  25. (Brilliance) The 6kHz to 16kHz range controls the brilliance and clarity of sounds. Too much emphasis in this range can produce sibilance on the vocals.