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or bright-line

  1. (of rules, standards, etc.) unambiguously clear: This muddies the waters of what should be a brightline rule.
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  1. Physical Chemistry. brightline spectrum.
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Origin of brightline

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Historical Examples of bright-line

  • But monochromatic or "bright-line" light is, by its nature, incapable of being so diffused.

    A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century

    Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke

  • Possibly all such stars have passed through a bright-line stage; but further evidence on the point is needed.