Brilliant

  • 1 Brilliant AG — Rechtsform Aktiengesellschaft ISIN DE0005272702 Gründung …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2 Brilliant — may refer to:*Brilliant (diamond cut), a form of cutting a diamond *HMS Brilliant , eight ships of the British Royal Navy *Brilliant, Alabama, a town in the United States of America *Brilliant, Ohio, a town in the United States of America… …

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  • 3 Brilliant — Bril liant (br[i^]l yant), a. [F. brillant, p. pr. of briller to shine or sparkle (cf. Pr. & Sp. brillar, It. brillare), fr. L. beryllus a precious stone of sea green color, Prov. It. brill. See {Beryl}.] 1. Sparkling with luster; glittering;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Brilliant — Bril liant, n. [F. brillant. See {Brilliant}, a.] 1. A diamond or other gem of the finest cut, formed into faces and facets, so as to reflect and refract the light, by which it is rendered more brilliant. It has at the middle, or top, a principal …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Brilliant — Brilliant, AL U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 762 Housing Units (2000): 402 Land area (2000): 3.437389 sq. miles (8.902796 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.437389 sq. miles (8.902796 sq …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 6 Brilliant, AL — U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 762 Housing Units (2000): 402 Land area (2000): 3.437389 sq. miles (8.902796 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.437389 sq. miles (8.902796 sq. km) FIPS code …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 7 brilliant — [adj1] shining, glowing in appearance ablaze, bright, coruscating, dazzling, effulgent, flashy, fulgent, gleaming, glittering, glossy, incandescent, intense, lambent, lucent, luminous, lustrous, radiant, refulgent, resplendent, scintillating,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 brilliant — 1680s, from Fr. brilliant sparkling, shining prp. of briller to shine (16c.), from It. brillare sparkle, whirl, perhaps from V.L. *berillare to shine like a beryl, from berillus beryl, precious stone, from L. beryllus (see BERYL (Cf. beryl)). In… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 Brilliant — était un groupe de musique britannique des années 1980. Sommaire 1 Membres 2 Discographie 2.1 Albums 2.2 Singles …

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  • 10 brilliant — index illustrious, politic, prominent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 brilliant — 1 radiant, luminous, *bright, effulgent, lustrous, refulgent, beaming, lambent, lucent, incandescent Analogous words: flashing, scintillating, sparkling, gleaming, glittering, coruscating (see FLASH vb): blazing flaming, flaring, glowing (see… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 brilliant — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of light or colour) very bright or vivid. 2) exceptionally clever or talented. 3) Brit. informal excellent; marvellous. DERIVATIVES brilliance (also brilliancy) noun brilliantly adverb. ORIGIN …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 brilliant — [bril′yənt] adj. [Fr brillant, sparkling, prp. of briller, to sparkle, glitter < It brillare, sparkle, whirl] 1. shining brightly; sparkling 2. vivid; intense 3. very splendid or distinguished 4. having or showing keen intelligence, great… …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Brilliant — Brillant (im Deutschen häufige Falschschreibung „Brilliant“; zu frz. brillant, lat. berillus, griech. bêrillos ‚Beryll‘) steht für: Brillant, ein speziell geschliffener Diamant. brillant, ein Adjektiv, siehe Brillanz Brillant (Schriftmaß), im… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 15 brilliant — [[t]brɪ̱liənt[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A brilliant person, idea, or performance is extremely clever or skilful. She had a brilliant mind... It was his brilliant performance in My Left Foot that established his reputation. Derived words:… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 brilliant — bril|liant W3S3 [ˈbrıljənt] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(bright)¦ 2¦(clever)¦ 3¦(excellent)¦ 4¦(successful)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: , present participle of briller to shine , from Italian brillare, probably from Latin beryllus; BERYL] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 brilliant — 01. He is a [brilliant] mathematician, but he doesn t have any common sense. 02. The young woman played the piano [brilliantly] during her first performance with the symphony. 03. The award winning scientist attributed his [brilliance] in biology …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 18 brilliant — 1 adjective 1 brilliant light or colour is very bright and strong: The stage was flooded with brilliant light. | brilliant reds and blues 2 extremely good, clever, or skilful: Cox s performance was brilliant. | a brilliant idea: Hugh came up with …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 brilliant — brilliantly, adv. brilliantness, n. /bril yeuhnt/, adj. 1. shining brightly; sparkling; glittering; lustrous: the brilliant lights of the city. 2. distinguished; illustrious: a brilliant performance by a young pianist. 3. having or showing great… …

    Universalium

  • 20 brilliant — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look ADVERB ▪ just, really, truly ▪ Her performance was truly brilliant. ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary


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