bril


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bril

[bril]
(optics)
A unit of subjective luminance; 100 brils is the luminance level that corresponds to a luminance of 1 millilambert, and a doubling of luminance level corresponds to an increase of 1 bril.
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Indeed, while the BRIL concept was being developed in 1980, British Transport Hotels had discussions with a major hotel chain, although the idea of a sale and leaseback arrangement did not find favor with the Treasury.
68) For a time, the internal situation was tense, and it was exacerbated by the dual position of Michael Bosworth, the deputy chairman of the British Railways Board, who was chairman of both BRIL and British Transport Hotels.
The evidence suggests that it tended to support the Hotels company, and it was certainly keener than either BRIL or the government on attempts by Peter Land and his management team to organize a buyout.