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Brighten Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • become brighter; "The sky brightened"
  • make lighter or brighter; "The paint will brighten the room"
  • become brighter; "The sky brightened around noon"; "Her face brightened when she heard the good news"
  • become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Brighten'

  • Brighten: Brighten is a pop rock band from Chico, California, consisting of brothers Justin (guitar, lead vocals) and Jimmy (drums) Richards, and Alex Draper (bass
  • Brighten the Corners: Brighten the Corners is the fourth studio album by American indie rock band Pavement, recorded in 1996 and released the following year. All songs were
  • Brighten the Corner: Brighten the Corner is a 1967 studio album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, debut album on Capitol Records. The album charted at #172 in the
  • Optical brightener: Optical brighteners, optical brightening agents (OBAs), fluorescent brightening agents (FBAs) or fluorescent whitening agents (FWAs) are chemical compounds
  • Marine cloud brightening: Marine cloud brightening is a proposed solar radiation management climate engineering technique that would make clouds brighter, reflecting a small fraction

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* There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere. - Isaac Asimov

* If we work upon marble, it will perish if we work upon brass, time will efface it if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust but if we work upon immortal minds and instill into them just principles, we are then engraving that upon tablets which no time will efface, but will brighten and brighten to all eternity. - Daniel Webster

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