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bright

a thin flat paintbrush with a straight sharp edge used for highlighting in oil painting

Bright

John. 1811--89, British liberal statesman, economist, and advocate of free trade: with Richard Cobden he led the Anti-Corn-Law League (1838--46)
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bright

[brīt]
(materials)
Referring to lubricating oils that are clear, or free from moisture.
(optics)
Attribute of an area that appears to emit a large amount of light.
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bright

Descriptive of freshly cut lumber or veneer which is not discolored.
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