Meaning of brilliance

bril•liance

Pronunciation: (bril'yuns), [key]
— n.
  1. great brightness; luster: the brilliance of a fine diamond.
  2. excellence or distinction; conspicuous talent, mental ability, etc.
  3. splendor, elegance, or magnificence: the brilliance of the court of Louis XIV.
  4. that luminance of a body consisting of its saturation and brightness.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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