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Pronunciation:  'brItnis

Matching Terms:  brightness constancy, brightness level

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(Or "tone", "luminance", "value", "luminosity", "lightness") The coordinate in the hsb colour model that determines the total amount of light in the colour. Zero brightness is black and 100% is white, intermediate values are "light" or "dark" colours.

The other coordinates are hue and saturation.

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