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- v. Present participle of brighten.
- n. An instance of becoming brighter
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The flash of light which passes over the surface of the melted metal when lead containing silver is assayed on a cupel in a muffle.
- n. In dyeing, same as blooming, 2.
Sorry, no etymologies found.