Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of bright.
  • n. The high-beam intensity of motor vehicle headlamps.

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Examples

  • Also got this fabric from Big Horn Quilts in the US - I needed some shirting fabrics for a block background, and added a few other things, to make it worth the Global Priority Mail postage - some more Civil War repros, and a couple of crazy brights from the sale bin, which will be used for pencil rolls for some upcoming birthday parties (I told you there were lots of them coming up!)

    Fastenings and other stuff

  • “A Street in Brittany” by Stanhope Forbes shows the characteristic look achieved by brushes that we would call brights or flats.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Mondo is going very literal with the "brights" theme and is basing his design on the idea of a kaleidoscope, while "bright" for Ivy recalls the beaches of Hawaii; she's planning an electric blue gown ... with waves on it.

    Una LaMarche: Project Runway Episode 9 Recap: Eyeshadow of a Doubt

  • The responses by Zachriel and Raevmo could not more clearly illustrate how they perceive themselves; atheists are 'brights', theists are idiots.

    Behe

  • If your a Woman aged 50-79 it would be 6.3% over 7.7 years, this is much less than the 7.0% recorded for the "brights".

    Attending Religious Services Sharply Cuts Risk Of Death

  • I'm motivated to indulge in the latter because so many 'brights' constantly and savagely lampoon the alleged nuttiness of religious people's views.

    Bits and Pieces of an RNA World

  • The same bizarre intellectual dissonance emanates from 'brights' when they start prattling on about the probable, in their view, unintentional origin and nature of codes (for even Morse code is, on their view, simply part of the materialist's natural continuum, minds being naturally evolved brains and all, dontchaknow).

    Bits and Pieces of an RNA World

  • As if it's fine for 'brights' to insult others while themselves demanding immunity from insult.

    A New Weapon Against Freedom and ID: Volksverhetzung

  • And to think that 'brights' accuse religious people of blind faith, fundamentalism, dogmatism, not being willing to go wherever the evidence leads, and harboring unfalsfiable ideas.

    Behe: ID rescues Common Descent

  • Whether they call themselves "brights" or "enLIGHTenists" is all the same to me.

    Another Bright idea

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