brightline

or bright-line

[ brahyt-lahyn ]
/ ˈbraɪtˌlaɪn /

adjective

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

noun

Physical Chemistry. brightline spectrum.

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Origin of brightline

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