an oily preparation used to make the hair lustrous.
a dress fabric resembling alpaca.
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a perfumed oil used to make the hair smooth and shiny
(mainly US) a glossy fabric made of mohair and cotton
(of rules, standards, etc.) unambiguously clear: This muddies the waters of what should be a brightline rule. Physical Chemistry, brightline spectrum. Historical Examples A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke noun Examples
shining brightly; sparkling; glittering; lustrous: the brilliant lights of the city. distinguished; illustrious: a brilliant performance by a young pianist. having or showing great intelligence, talent, quality, etc.: a brilliant technician. strong and clear in tone; vivid; bright: brilliant blues and greens; the brilliant sound of the trumpets. splendid or magnificent: a brilliant social event. […]
a brand of scouring pad of fine, intermeshed steel wool impregnated with cleanser. (lowercase) resembling a Brillo pad, as in wiriness: a brillo mop of hair.