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brightener

[′brīt·nər]
(metallurgy)
Any of the agents which are employed in small concentrations in the electrolytic bath for electroplating metal to yield smoother or brighter coatings.
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The blood began to run in her veins; she felt her eyes brighten.
I suppose I was an odd little figure; I have been told that my anxiety to brighten her gave my face a strained look and put a tremor into the joke (I would stand on my head in the bed, my feet against the wall, and then cry excitedly, 'Are you laughing, mother?
But coming out, a minute afterwards, to warm himself by exercise, and trotting up and down some dozen times, he would brighten even then, and go back more brightly to his niche.
But when I had written it, it seemed so dreadfully stiff that I had to put a little beginning and end of my own, which seemed to brighten it up a good deal.
Shaw did not care much about it; but soon he missed her if she did not come, and found that something fresh and pleasant seemed to brighten all his day, if a small, gray-coated figure, with an intelligent face, a merry voice, and a little hand slipped confidingly into his, went with him through the wintry park.
And later, when the story of Christ had come to soften men's hearts and brighten men's lives, the stories told of faith and purity and gentleness.
That with soft touch now brightens into jade Lintel and door, and when she lifts the blind Floats through the darkened chamber of her sleep; While leagues away my love-winged messages Go flocking home; and though they mingle not, Our thoughts seek one another.
Thoughtful and pensive in general, her countenance always brightens into a smile when Reginald says anything amusing; and, let the subject be ever so serious that he may be conversing on, I am much mistaken if a syllable of his uttering escapes her.
YOU WILL NEED: Some card A pair of scissors Felt pens A hole pinch Ribbon | These will brighten dullest of WHAT TO DO: Cut a wiggly piece of card about six-eight inches long, making it round at the top for a head, and tapering it to a point at the bottom.
com BRIGHTEN up your brewing time with this colourful but 1.
You can brighten the look of any room by adding a baseboard, picture moulding, a hair rail or crown moulding.
When a foreground star passes between us and a more distant star, the closer star can act like a magnifying glass to focus and brighten the light of the more distant one.