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luminosity

the amount of light emitted or reflected - brightness.

brightness 

Attribute of visual sensation according to which an area appears to emit more or less light. Syn. luminosity. Note 1: In British recommended practice, the term brightness is now reserved to describe brightness of colour (i.e. the opposite of dullness) as used in the dyeing industry. Note 2: This attribute is the psychosensorial correlate, or nearly so, of the photometric quantity luminance (CIE).
Brightness Acuity Tester (BAT) See glare tester.
brightness constancy See brightness constancy.
brightness enhancement See Brücke-Bartley effect.
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